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1 resembling air in lightness
  • the bakery's lemon pies are famous for their airy meringues

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2 open to the free circulation of air
  • a pleasant, airy room

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3 located at a greater height than average or usual
  • airy mountain villages

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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

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5 satisfying or pleasing because of fineness or mildness
  • an airy cologne that would be appropriate to wear to the office

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“Airy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/airy. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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