airy-fairy

adjective
\ -ˈfer-ē \

Definition of airy-fairy 

1 chiefly British : delicate, fairylike

2 chiefly British : lacking substance or purpose : not practical in … an airy-fairy, unserious, insufficiently careful fashionThe Times Literary Supplement (London)

First Known Use of airy-fairy

1837, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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airy-fairy

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English Language Learners Definition of airy-fairy

: not having substance or purpose : not practical

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