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Definition of airy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    airy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɛri//
     
    (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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