- air kiss
- air kiss ► NOUN ▪ a restrained embrace, in which the lips are pursed as if kissing but without making contact.
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air kiss — n a way of greeting someone with a kiss that is near the side of their face, but that does not touch them >air kiss v [I and T] … Dictionary of contemporary English
air kiss — air′ kiss n. a pursing of the lips in a pretended kiss, as when parting on the telephone or touching cheeks in greeting • Etymology: 1985–90 … From formal English to slang
Air kiss — Blowing a kiss. The air kiss is a ritual or social gesture whose meaning is basically the same as that of many forms of kissing. The air kiss is a pretence of kissing: the lips are pursed as if kissing, but without actually touching the other… … Wikipedia
air kiss — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms air kiss : singular air kiss plural air kisses a way of greeting someone by almost kissing them but not really touching them. This word often shows that the greeting is not sincere. Derived word: air kiss verb… … English dictionary
air kiss — n. a kiss that is placed on the inside of the fingers of one’s hand then “blown” to the recipient who is likely to be some distance away. □ A mass of air kisses drifted down to the wharf from the passengers departing on the huge Titanic. □ I want … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
air-kiss — verb purse the lips as if kissing, without making contact. noun (air kiss) a kiss of this kind … English new terms dictionary
air-kiss — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to make a kissing gesture at without touching air kissed the guests • air kiss noun … Useful english dictionary
air-kiss — See air kiss. * * * … Universalium
air-kiss — See: air kiss … English dictionary
air kiss — noun see air kiss … Useful english dictionary