An act of thrusting one’s clenched fist up into the air, typically as a gesture of triumph or elation: the verdict was greeted with cheers and air punches by her family and friends
More example sentences
- The classes generally begin with some warm-up calisthenics, such as jumping jacks, simulated jump rope and air punches.
- A score of photographers beneath the big screen zoomed in on the air punches and decidedly un-Wimbledon leaps into the air.
- She followed up with an air punch and a big grin.
Definition of air punch in:
- The US English dictionary