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air kiss

  1. a pursing of the lips in a pretended kiss, as when parting on the telephone or touching cheeks in greeting.
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Origin of air kiss

First recorded in 1985–90
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Examples from the Web for air kiss

Historical Examples

  • The third air-kiss would bring to me, it seemed, Secrets from somewhere heard by none before.

    Life Immovable

    Kostes Palamas

British Dictionary definitions for air kiss

air kiss

  1. a kissing gesture, esp one directed towards a person's cheeck, made without making physical contact
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verb air-kiss
  1. to make such a gesture towards a person
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