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Definition of airy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (airier, airiest)
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  1. 1with plenty of fresh air because there is a lot of space The office was light and airy.
  2. 2(formal) acting or done in a way that shows that you are not worried or that you are not treating something as serious He dismissed her with an airy wave. see also airily
  3. 3 (formal) (disapproving) not serious or practical airy promises/speculation
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