quote, unquote

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quote, unquote definition

  1. phr.
    a parenthetical expression said before a word or short phrase indicating that the word or phrase would be in quotation marks if used in writing. : So I said to her, quote, unquote, it's time we had a little talk.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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