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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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