quote, unquote

Definition of quote, unquote

  1. —used in speech to show that one is exactly repeating someone else's words He said he's been living under, quote, unquote, “ intense pressure.”

Word by Word Definitions

quoteplay
  1. :  to speak or write (a passage) from another usually with credit acknowledgment

    :  to repeat a passage from especially in substantiation or illustration

    :  borrow

  1. :  quotation

    :  quotation mark

unquoteplay
  1. : used orally to indicate the end of a direct quotation


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