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aery

adjective \ ˈer-ē , ˈā-ə-rē \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of aery

aerier; aeriest
: having an aerial quality : ethereal
  • aery visions

aerily

play \ˈer-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of aery

originally spelling variant of airy, influenced in sense by 1aerial


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aery

noun

less common spelling of

1 : the nest of a bird on a cliff or a mountaintop
2 obsolete : a brood of birds of prey
3 : an elevated often secluded dwelling, structure, or position

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