AIRY

aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal

(adjective) characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; “figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away”- Thomas Carlyle; “aerial fancies”; “an airy apparition”; “physical rather than ethereal forms”

airy

(adjective) having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; “airy gauze curtains”

airy, impractical, visionary, Laputan, windy

(adjective) not practical or realizable; speculative; “airy theories about socioeconomic improvement”; “visionary schemes for getting rich”

aired, airy

(adjective) open to or abounding in fresh air; “airy rooms”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Proper noun

Airy (plural er-noun)

A surname.

Anagrams

• Iyar, Riya, Yair, yari

Etymology

Adjective

airy (comparative airier, superlative airiest)

Consisting of air.

Relating or belonging to air; high in air; aerial.

Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy.

Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material; airlike.

Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful.

Not based on reality; having no solid foundation

Synonyms: empty, trifling, visionary

light-hearted; vivacious

Synonyms: sprightly, flippant, superficial

Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting on airs; affectedly grand.

(painting) Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.

Synonyms

• (consisting of air): aereous

• (resembling air): aereous; See also insubstantial or gaseous

• (relating to the spirit or soul): ethereal

• (not based on reality): empty, trifling, visionary

• (light-hearted; vivacious): flippant, sprightly, superficial; See also active or carefree

• (having an affected manner): See also arrogant

Anagrams

• Iyar, Riya, Yair, yari

Source: Wiktionary


Air"y, a.

1. Consisting of air; as, an airy substance; the airy parts of bodies.

2. Relating or belonging to air; high in air; aërial; as, an airy flight. "The airy region." Milton.

3. Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy; as, an airy situation.

4. Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material; airlike. "An airy spirit." Shak.

5. Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful; as, airy music.

6. Without reality; having no solid foundation; empty; trifling; visionary. "Airy fame." Shak. Empty sound, and airy notions. Roscommon.

7. Light of heart; vivacious; sprightly; flippant; superficial. "Merry and airy." Jer. Taylor.

8. Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting on airs; affectedly grand. [Colloq.]

9. (Paint.)

Definition: Having the light and aërial tints true to nature. Elmes.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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