Definition of air punch in English:

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air punch


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
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  • She had red boxing gloves on too, and made the occasional air punch.
  • A personal music highlight on my recent road trip was Utah Saints' "Power to the Beats" (complete with punctuating air punches from me).
  • The coach punctuated this talk with an air punch that could have dislodged teeth had anyone been standing in his fist's way.

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