Simple Definition of airy
: having a lot of open space through which air can move freely
: having a light or careless quality that shows a lack of concern
: very light or delicate
Full Definition of airy
4 a : open to the free circulation of air <an airy room> b : having openings or spaces <airy lacework>
Examples of airy in a sentence
The room is open, light, and airy.
He refused with an airy wave of his hand.
First Known Use of airy
AIRY Defined for Kids
Definition of airy for Students
1 : open to the air : breezy <an airy room>
2 : high in the air <the bird's airy perch>
3 : having a light or careless quality that shows a lack of concern <In spite of his airy tone, there was a look of great bitterness on his face. — J. K. Rowling, Chamber of Secrets>
4 : like air in lightness and delicacy <airy feathers>
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