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airy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of airy

  1. 1 resembling air in lightness Aunt Helen's lemon pies are famous for their airy meringues Synonyms of airy ethereal, fluffy, gossamer, gossamery, light Words Related to airy cobwebby, dainty, delicate, diaphanous, downy, feathery, flimsy, gauzelike, gauzy, insubstantial, tender, wispy; buoyant, lighter-than-air, lightweight, rarefied, unsubstantial, vaporous, weightless; cumulous, pillowy Near Antonyms of airy firm, solid, substantial; bulky, burdensome, cumbersome, hefty, hulking, lumpish, ponderous, unwieldy, weighty Antonyms of airy heavy, leaden

  2. 2 open to the free circulation of air a pleasant, airy room Synonyms of airy breezy, ventilated Words Related to airy atmosphered, vented Near Antonyms of airy close, stifling, suffocating Antonyms of airy breathless, stuffy, unventilated

  3. 3 located at a greater height than average or usual airy mountain villages Synonyms of airy high, elevated, nosebleedWords Related to airy ascendant (also ascendent), ascending, soaring; overhead, overlooking, raised, upheld, uplifted, upraised; topmost, upmost, upper, uppermost, upwardNear Antonyms of airy depressed, descendant (also descendent), descending, down, dropped, fallen, grounded, lowered, sunken; lowermost, nethermost, undermost; abreast, even, levelAntonyms of airy low, low-lying

  4. 4 having much high-spirited energy and movement the airy revelry of their latest album is a departure from the slower and more somber music of the band's previous work Synonyms of airy active, lively, animate, animated, bouncing, brisk, energetic, frisky, gay, jaunty, jazzy, kinetic, mettlesome, peppy, perky, pert, pizzazzy (or pizazzy), racy, snappy, spanking, sparky, spirited, sprightly, springy, vital, vivacious, zippyWords Related to airy dapper, dashing, spiffy; agog, alert, awake, open-eyed, up, wide-awake; agile, nimble, spry; bright, buoyant, cheerful, chipper, chirpy, chirrupy, effervescent, sparkly, upbeat; eager, enthusiastic, keen; frolicsome, impish, pixieish, playful; boisterous, bubbly, ebullient, exuberant, high-spirited; high-strung, nervous, skittishNear Antonyms of airy indolent, lazy, unambitious; inert, lethargic, sleepy, sluggish, tired, torpid, weary; apathetic, impassive, phlegmatic, stolid; boring, dull, irksome, tediousAntonyms of airy dead, inactive, inanimate, lackadaisical, languid, languishing, languorous, leaden, lifeless, limp, listless, spiritless, vapid

  5. 5 satisfying or pleasing because of fineness or mildness an airy cologne that would be appropriate to wear to the office Synonyms of airy delicate, dainty, exquisite, nuanced, refined, subtleWords Related to airy choice, elegant, extraordinary, incomparable, peerless, preeminent, prime, rare, select, superior, superlative, supreme, transcendent, unsurpassed; picked, selected; fine, fragile, frailNear Antonyms of airy coarse, crude, rough; common, ordinary; average, fair, indifferent, mediocre, medium, middling, run-of-the-mill, second-rateAntonyms of airy robust, strong, sturdy



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