\ ˈer-ē How to pronounce aery (audio) , ˈā-ə-rē How to pronounce aery (audio) \
aerier; aeriest

Definition of aery

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having an aerial quality : ethereal aery visions

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

Other Words from aery

Adjective

aerily \ ˈer-​ə-​lē How to pronounce aerily (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of aery

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aery

Adjective

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

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“Aery.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aery. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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