airing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “airing” in the English Dictionary

"airing" in British English

See all translations

airingnoun [S]

uk   /ˈeə.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈer.ɪŋ/
  • airing noun [S] (MAKING KNOWN)

an ​occasion when a ​subject is ​discussed in an ​open or ​public way: The ​arguments for and against the ​proposals have been given a good airing.
  • airing noun [S] (DRYING)

a ​period of ​time when you ​allow the ​air to make something ​dry and ​fresh: The ​room was ​damp and ​smelly so we ​opened all the ​windows and gave it a good airing.
(Definition of airing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"airing" in Business English

See all translations

airingnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈeərɪŋ/
an occasion when a particular ​subject is discussed in an ​open way or in ​public: a ​full/good/​public airingget/be given an airing His ​ideas for ​paymentreform will get their first ​majorpublic airing next month.
(Definition of airing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “airing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使知晓, 公开讨论…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使知曉, 公開討論…
What is the pronunciation of airing?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“airing” in British English

More meanings of “airing”

Word of the Day

parade

a large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration of something

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More