airy

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airy (comparative airier, superlative airiest)

  1. Consisting of air; as, an airy substance; the airy parts of bodies.
  2. Relating or belonging to air; high in air; aerial; as, an airy flight.
  3. Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy; as, an airy situation.
  4. Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material; airlike.
  5. Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful; as, airy music.
  6. Without reality; having no solid foundation; empty; trifling; visionary.
  7. Light of heart; vivacious; sprightly; flippant; superficial.
  8. Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting on airs; affectedly grand.
  9. (painting) Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.

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