Definition of air-punching in English:

air-punching

noun

  • The action of thrusting one's clenched fist into the air, typically as a gesture of elation or triumph. Also: the action of delivering blows with the fist which do not strike a target.

Origin

1950s. From air + punching.

Pronunciation

air-punching

/ˈɛːpʌn(t)ʃɪŋ/