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English definition of “air-kiss”


verb [I or T] uk   /ˈeə.kɪs/ us    /ˈer-/
to perform an action similar to kissing someone without touching them with your lips, especially in a way that is not sincereWelcoming, greeting and greetings
air kiss
noun [C] uk   us  
Welcoming, greeting and greetings
(Definition of air-kiss from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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