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 for airy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Airy \Air"y\, a.
     1. Consisting of air; as, an airy substance; the airy parts
        of bodies.
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     2. Relating or belonging to air; high in air; a["e]rial; as,
        an airy flight. "The airy region." --Milton.
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     3. Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy;
        as, an airy situation.
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     4. Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material;
        airlike. "An airy spirit." --Shak.
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     5. Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful; as,
        airy music.
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     6. Without reality; having no solid foundation; empty;
        trifling; visionary. "Airy fame." --Shak.
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              Empty sound, and airy notions.        --Roscommon.
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     7. Light of heart; vivacious; sprightly; flippant;
        superficial. "Merry and airy." --Jer. Taylor.
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     8. Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting
        on airs; affectedly grand. [Colloq.]
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     9. (Paint.) Having the light and a["e]rial tints true to
        nature. --Elmes.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  airy
      adj 1: open to or abounding in fresh air; "airy rooms" [syn:
             aired, airy]
      2: not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories
         about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for
         getting rich" [syn: airy, 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, airy, aery,
         ethereal]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  331 Moby Thesaurus words for "airy":
     Barmecidal, Barmecide, Olympian, adulterated, aeolian, aerial,
     aeriform, aerodynamic, aerostatic, aery, air-built, airish,
     airlike, airy, alfresco, altitudinous, animated, apparent,
     apparitional, ascending, asinine, asomatous, aspiring, astral,
     atmospheric, attenuate, attenuated, autistic, blasty, blowy,
     blustering, blusterous, blustery, bodiless, boreal, bouncy, boyish,
     breezy, brisk, bubbly, buoyant, carefree, careless, casual,
     catchpenny, chimeric, chimerical, cloud-built, colossal, corky,
     cursory, cut, dainty, debonair, decarnate, decarnated, deceptive,
     degage, delicate, delusional, delusionary, delusive, delusory,
     dereistic, diaphanous, dilute, diluted, discarnate, disembodied,
     disregardant, disregardful, dominating, downy, drafty, dreamlike,
     dreamy, easygoing, effervescent, elevated, eminent, empty,
     erroneous, ethereal, exalted, expansive, exposed, exquisite,
     extramundane, fallacious, false, fanciful, fantastic, fatuitous,
     fatuous, favonian, feathery, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, flawy,
     flimsy, flippant, fluffy, foamy, foolish, forgetful, frail,
     free and easy, fresh, fribble, fribbling, frivolous, frothy,
     fuming, fumy, futile, gaseous, gasified, gasiform, gaslike, gassy,
     gauzy, ghostly, girlish, gossamer, gossamery, gracile, gusty,
     haughty, heedless, high, high-pitched, high-reaching, high-set,
     high-spirited, high-up, idealistic, idle, illusional, illusionary,
     illusive, illusory, imaginary, immaterial, impalpable,
     imponderable, imponderous, impractical, in the clouds, inane,
     inconsiderate, incorporate, incorporeal, indifferent, insouciant,
     insubstantial, intangible, jaunty, lacy, lazy, leger, light,
     light as air, lighter than vanity, lighthearted, lightsome, lofty,
     mephitic, miasmal, miasmatic, miasmic, misleading, misty,
     monumental, mounting, mousse, nonmaterial, nonphysical, nugacious,
     nugatory, oblivious, occult, offhand, open-air, ostensible,
     otherworldly, otiose, outtopping, overlooking, overtopping,
     oxyacetylene, oxygenous, ozonic, papery, perfunctory, perky,
     phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantom, phantomlike, pneumatic,
     poetic, prominent, psychic, puffy, quixotic, rare, rarefied,
     reckless, reeking, reeky, regardless, resilient, respectless,
     romancing, romantic, romanticized, roomy, seeming, self-deceptive,
     self-deluding, shadowy, shallow, silly, skyscraping, slender,
     slenderish, slight, slight-made, slim, slimmish, slinky, small,
     smoking, smoky, soaring, souffle, specious, spectral, spiring,
     spirited, spiritual, spirituous, squally, starry-eyed, steaming,
     steamy, steep, storybook, sublime, subtile, subtle, superficial,
     superlative, supernal, supernatural, supposititious, svelte,
     sylphlike, tactless, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set,
     thin-spun, thinned, thinned-out, thinnish, thoughtless, threadlike,
     topless, toplofty, topping, towering, towery, transcendental,
     transmundane, trifling, trite, trivial, tropospheric, unactual,
     uncompact, uncompressed, undiplomatic, unearthly, unembodied,
     unextended, unfleshly, unfounded, unheavy, unheedful, unheeding,
     unmindful, unphysical, unpractical, unprepared, unready, unreal,
     unrealistic, unsolicitous, unsubstantial, untactful, unthinking,
     unworldly, uplifted, upreared, vacuous, vague, vain, vapid,
     vaporing, vaporish, vaporlike, vaporous, vapory, visionary,
     volatile, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, watery, weak,
     weightless, willowy, windswept, windy, wiredrawn, wish-fulfilling,
     wispy, yeasty
  
  

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