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



BrE BrE//ˌeəri ˈfeəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌeri ˈferi//
(British English, informal, disapproving)
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not clear or practical More Like This Reduplicative words airy-fairy, argy-bargy, chit-chat, criss-cross, dilly-dally, harum-scarum, helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, hocus-pocus, hoity-toity, hotchpotch, hurly-burly, itty-bitty, mumbo jumbo, mishmash, nitty-gritty, ping-pong, pitter-patter, shilly-shally, teeny-weeny, tittle-tattle, touchy-feely, wishy-washySee worksheet.