air kiss


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air kiss

n.
A facial expression in which the lips are pursed as if kissing.

air′-kiss′ v.

air kiss

n
a kissing gesture, esp one directed towards a person's cheek, made without making physical contact
vb
to make such a gesture towards a person

air′ kiss`


n.
a pursing of the lips in a pretended kiss, as when parting on the telephone or touching cheeks in greeting.
[1985–90]
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