air·​ward | \ ˈer-wərd How to pronounce airward (audio) \
variants: or less commonly airwards \ ˈer-​wərdz How to pronounce airward (audio) \

Definition of airward

: skyward All up and down the river I could see startled gulls flapping airward in a frightened flight from the uproar.— Ken Kesey, Sometimes a Great Notion, 1964

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First Known Use of airward

1820, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for airward

air entry 3 + -ward entry 2, -wards

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“Airward.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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