air-kiss

verb
\ ˈer-ˌkis How to pronounce air-kiss (audio) \
air-kissed; air-kissing; air-kisses

Definition of air-kiss

transitive verb

: to greet from a distance with a kissing motion of the lips

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air-kiss noun

First Known Use of air-kiss

1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Air-kiss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air-kiss. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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