airy

An airy place is full of fresh air. Other airy things are either light like air or without substance like air.

Air surrounds us, and it has a lot of meanings. If a place is described as airy, that means it's full of fresh air. An open stadium is airy, while a stuffy apartment is not. If a house has lots of open windows, it's airy. Also, an argument that has no substance can be called airy, because there's nothing to it. Light things are airy too: a flimsy, light dress or a low-fat dessert could both be called airy.

Primary Meanings of airy

1.
adj
open to or abounding in fresh air
2.
adj
characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
Full Definitions of airy
1

adj open to or abounding in fresh air

airy rooms”
Synonyms:
aired
ventilated
exposed to air
2

adj characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air

“an airy apparition”
Synonyms:
aerial, aeriform, aery, ethereal
insubstantial, unreal, unsubstantial
lacking material form or substance; unreal

adj having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air

airy gauze curtains”
Synonyms:
light
of comparatively little physical weight or density

adj not practical or realizable; speculative

airy theories about socioeconomic improvement”
Synonyms:
Laputan, impractical, visionary, windy
utopian
characterized by or aspiring to impracticable perfection

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