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Definition of an air quote

air quote


  • the use of the fingers to make virtual quotation marks while speaking. Usually used in the plural.

    Last edited on Dec 29 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 14 2009.

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