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air·y / ˈe(ə)rē/ • adj. (air·i·er, air·i·est) 1. spacious, well lit, and well ventilated. ∎  delicate, as though filled with or made of air: airy clouds. ∎ fig. giving an impression of light gracefulness and elegance: her airy presence filled the house. 2. giving an impression of being unconcerned or not serious, typically about something taken seriously by others: her airy unconcern. DERIVATIVES: air·i·ly / -əlē/ adv. (in sense 2) air·i·ness n.

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