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English definition of “airy”

airy

adjective (DELICATE)    /ˈeə.ri/ US  /ˈer.i/
delicate, as if full of air: a light, airy fabricLight and weightless airily     /ˈeə.rɪ.li/ US  /ˈer-/ adverb "He can do what he likes - it doesn't bother me," she said airily.Not showing careful thought airiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] approving
(Definition of airy adjective (DELICATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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