Definition of Airily in English :

Define Airily in English

Airily meaning in English

Meaning of Airily in English

Pronunciation of Airily in English

Airily pronunciation in English

Pronounce Airily in English


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1. airily, flippantly

in a flippant manner

Example Sentences:
'he answered the reporters' questions flippantly'
'this cannot be airily explained to your children'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of airily
in a jaunty or high-spirited manner
in a light or delicate manner

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see synonyms of airily
in an airy, or lighthearted, manner; jauntily; breezily

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see synonyms of airily
adj. air·i·er, air·i·est
a. Open to or allowing in air; breezy or drafty: "the airy bungalows of the island's top officials" (Amitav Ghosh).
b. Extensive in area or height; spacious: "An open floor plan made bright and airy by soaring ceilings" (Country Living).
2. High in the air; lofty: airy skyscrapers.
3. Performed in the air; aerial.
4. Resembling or evocative of air, especially:
a. Having little or no substance; thin or immaterial: an airy apparition.
b. Light or delicate: an airy dress.
5. Speculative, impractical, or vacuous: airy notions of human perfectibility.
6. Haughty or affected: dismissed us with an airy wave of the hand.
7. Chiefly Irish Light-hearted; merry.
8. Archaic Of, relating to, or having the constitution of air.

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