Meaning of “quote... unquote” in the English Dictionary

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"quote... unquote" in British English

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quote... unquote

informal

said to show that you are repeating someone else's words, especially if you do not agree:

She says they're quote "just good friends" unquote.

(Definition of “quote... unquote” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)