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 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "Kelly Clarkson Shuts Down Attacks of “Being the Worst Mom Ever” in New Tweet," 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, "Go Forth and Shred, Dude: Bill & Ted Wanna See Your Best Air Guitar Solo With New TikTok Challenge," 25 Aug. 2020 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "Kelly Clarkson Shuts Down Attacks of “Being the Worst Mom Ever” in New Tweet," 5 Aug. 2020 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "Kelly Clarkson Shuts Down Attacks of “Being the Worst Mom Ever” in New Tweet," 5 Aug. 2020 Full on air guitar, singing at the top of her lungs, that is what’s happening... Benjamin Vanhoose, PEOPLE.com, "Kelly Clarkson Assures She's Not the 'Worst Mom Ever' for Dyeing Daughter River's Hair Purple," 3 Aug. 2020 And plays the kind of air guitar that puts Tom Cruise to shame. Sean Keeler, The Denver Post, "Meet Michael Gaccetta, Horizon’s wrestler with Down syndrome and 2020’s feel-good sports story," 26 Jan. 2020 This week’s roster of contestants will include illusionists Anthem and Aria, air guitar champ Rob Messel, country singer Kenadi Dodds, acrobats Jim and John, comedian Crystal Powell, pianist Jacob Velazquez and magician Vadim Savenko. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, "‘America’s Got Talent’ season 15, episode 6 | How to watch, TV channel, time, live stream," 30 June 2020 While your results may vary, all of these models also double as an air guitar or dance partner. Popular Science, "Modern mops that will inspire you to tackle your mess," 9 June 2020

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First Known Use of air guitar

1980, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2020

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“Air guitar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20guitar. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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