HyperDic: airy

English > 4 senses of the word airy:
ADJECTIVEallairy, airedopen to or abounding in fresh air
allairy, impractical, visionary, Laputan, windynot practical or realizable
allairyhaving little or no perceptible weight
allairy, aeriform, aerial, aery, etherealcharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality
airy > pronunciation
Soundseh'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > airy: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningopen to or abounding in fresh air.
Example"airy rooms"
Synonymaired
Broaderventilatedexposed to air
Spanishaireado
Nounsaira slight wind (usually refreshing)
airinessthe property of something spacious and abounding in fresh air
English > airy: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot practical or realizable; speculative.
Example"airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"
Synonymsimpractical, visionary, Laputan, windy
BroaderutopianCharacterized by or aspiring to impracticable perfection
Spanishideal, quimérico, utópico, visionario
Catalanideal, quimèric, utòpic
English > airy: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air.
Example"airy gauze curtains"
BroaderlightOf comparatively little physical weight or density / density
Spanishdiáfano, fino, ligero, translúcido, transparente, traslúcido, trasparente, vaporoso
Catalandiàfan, fi, lleuger, translúcid, transparent, vaporós
Nounsairinessthe property of something weightless and insubstantial
English > airy: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningCharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air.
Example "an airy apparition"
Synonymsaeriform, aerial, aery, ethereal
Broaderinsubstantial, unsubstantial, unreallacking material form or substance
Spanishetéreo
Nounsairinessthe property of something weightless and insubstantial

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