air quotes

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air quotes [noun]

Imaginary quotation marks that you make in the air with your fingers, to show that you are using a word or phrase in an unusual way or repeating exactly what someone has said

US /ˈer ˌkwoʊts/ 
UK /ˈeə ˌkwəʊts/ 

 

نگه داشتن انگشتان دست ها در هوا به نشانه ی نقل قول و یا اینکه حرفی که میزنید نظر شما نیست

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

air quote noun [countable usually plural]    

a movement that someone makes in the air with their fingers to show that what they are saying should be in quotation marks, and that it should not be taken as their real opinion or their usual way of speaking

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition
 

ˈ air ˌ quotes noun [ plural ]

imaginary quotation marks that you make in the air with your fingers, to show that you are using a word or phrase in an unusual way or repeating exactly what someone has said

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Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary

air quotes

 plural noun

Definition of air quotes

a gesture made by raising and flexing the index and middle fingers of both hands that is used to call attention to a spoken word or expression

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