from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Exposure to a free current of air; openness to the air: as, the airiness of a country-seat.
  • noun Unsubstantiality, like that of air.
  • noun Delicacy and lightness; ethereality.
  • noun Sprightliness of motion or manner; gaiety; jauntiness; vanity; affectation: as, the airiness of young persons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being airy; openness or exposure to the air.
  • noun Lightness of spirits; gayety; levity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Light or airy in quality or manner.
  • noun insubstantiality

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of something spacious and abounding in fresh air
  • noun lightness in movement or manner
  • noun the property of something weightless and insubstantial


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