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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.

airy adjective (DELICATE)

delicate, as if full of air: a light, airy fabric

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.
airily
adverb uk   /ˈeə.rɪ.li/  us   /ˈer-/
"He can do what he likes - it doesn't bother me," she said airily.
airiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/ approving
Translations of “airy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 明亮的, 寬敞明亮的…
in Russian просторный…
in Turkish havadar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明亮的, 宽敞明亮的…
in Polish przestronny…
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