airt

noun
\ˈārt, ˈert\

Definition of airt 

(Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scotland

: compass point : direction

airt

verb
airted; airting; airts

Definition of airt (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of airt

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

circa 1782, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for airt

Noun

Middle English (Scots) art, from Scottish Gaelic àirt

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about airt

Statistics for airt

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for airt

The first known use of airt was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Comments on airt

What made you want to look up airt? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!