air quote

сгибание среднего и указательного пальцев обеих рук, означающее, что собеседник "берёт в кавычки" своё высказывание, подчёркивая его ироничность

On last night's Daily Show, Sam Bee took on John McCain's use of air quote...when talking about women's health at the final presidential debate. — Прошлым вечером в "Дэйли шоу" Сэм Би напустился на Джона Маккейна из-за использование тем "кавычек в воздухе"…во время разговора о женском здоровье в ходе последних президентских дебатов.

Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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