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noun
an imaginary guitar that one pretends to be playing: a fan playing air guitar along with the band.
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Origin of air guitar

First recorded in 1980–85

OTHER WORDS FROM air guitar

air guitarist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for air guitar

air guitar

noun
an imaginary guitar played while miming to rock music
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