airy (adj.)

  1. open to or abounding in fresh air; airy rooms

    [ Syn: aired ]

  2. not practical or realizable; speculative; airy theories about socioeconomic improvement; visionary schemes for getting rich

    [ Syn: impractical , visionary , laputan , windy ]

  3. having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; airy gauze curtains'

  4. characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away- Thomas Carlyle; aerial fancies; an airy apparition; physical rather than ethereal forms

    [ Syn: aeriform , aerial , aery , ethereal ]

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