1. Consisting of air; as, an airy substance; the airy parts of bodies.

2. Relating or belonging to air; high in air; aerial; as, an airy flight. "The airy region."

3. Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy; as, an airy situation.

4. Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material; airlike. "An airy spirit."

5. Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful; as, airy music.

6. Without reality; having no solid foundation; empty; trifling; visionary. "Airy fame." "Empty sound, and airy notions." (Roscommon)

7. Light of heart; vivacious; sprightly; flippant; superficial. "Merry and airy."

8. Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting on airs; affectedly grand.

9. Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.

(01 Mar 1998)

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