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airy

adjective uk   /ˈeə.ri/ us    /ˈer.i/

airy adjective (LIGHT)

approving with a lot of light and space: The new offices are light and airy.Comfortable and uncomfortable

airy adjective (DELICATE)

delicate, as if full of air: a light, airy fabricLight and weightless

airy adjective (NOT SERIOUS)

showing no worry or serious thought: "I don't care - you choose," he said, with an airy wave of the hand.Not showing careful thought
airily
adverb uk   /ˈeə.rɪ.li/ us    /ˈer-/
"He can do what he likes - it doesn't bother me," she said airily.Not showing careful thought
airiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ approving us  
(Definition of airy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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