air guitar

noun

Definition of air guitar

: an imaginary guitar that one pretends to play also : the action of playing air guitar

Examples of air guitar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pete Alonso pulled into second base and wind-milled his big arm — a little air guitar on center stage at Citi Field. Mike Fitzpatrick, Star Tribune, 5 July 2021 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 5 Aug. 2020 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 5 Aug. 2020 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 5 Aug. 2020 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 5 Aug. 2020 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 5 Aug. 2020 With Bill & Ted Face the Music finally dropping on Friday (Aug. 28), stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter want to see your best air guitar solo. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 25 Aug. 2020 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 5 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of air guitar

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Air guitar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20guitar. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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