Airs - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈerz|  American pronunciation of the word airs
Brit.  |eəz|  British pronunciation of the word airs
- this word is used as a present tense form (he/she/it) of the verbto air
- this word is used as a plural form of the nounair

noun

- affected manners intended to impress others(syn: pose)

don't put on airs with me

Examples

Nothing airs a house so well as a warm friend.

don't put on airs with me

...the marching band played “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” and several other martial airs...

...the new employee's uppish airs aren't winning him many friends among his colleagues...

Trudy is always putting on airs.

KPBS airs such popular children's programs as 'Barney' and 'Sesame Street'.

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