Definition of airy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈeəri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈeri//
    (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. Dry the seeds in a cool, airy place.
  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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