Airy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeri|  American pronunciation of the word airy
Brit.  |ˈeəri|  British pronunciation of the word airy

adjective

- open to or abounding in fresh air(syn: aired)

airy rooms

- not practical or realizable; speculative(syn: impractical, laputan, visionary, windy)

airy theories about socioeconomic improvement

- having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air

airy gauze curtains

- characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air(syn: aerial, aeriform, aery, ethereal)

an airy apparition

Examples

The room is open, light, and airy.

He refused with an airy wave of his hand.

He was seduced to a more airy mode of life.

She had been accustomed to large airy rooms.

Insects can be whether airy, terrestrial, or watery.

All the hotel's bedrooms are light and airy.

He dismissed her concerns with an airy wave of the hand.

The rooms, though small, were pleasant and airy.

the room was bright and airy

Word forms

adjective
comparative: airier
superlative: airiest
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