Definition of Airily

1. Adverb. In a flippant manner. "This cannot be airily explained to your children"

Exact synonyms: Flippantly
Partainyms: Flippant



Definition of Airily

1. adv. In an airy manner; lightly; gaily; jauntily; flippantly.

Definition of Airily

1. Adverb. In an airy manner; lightly; gaily; jauntily; flippantly. ¹

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Definition of Airily

1. in an airy manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airily

airglows
airgraph
airgraphs
airgun
airguns
airhead
airheaded
airheadedness
airheads
airhole
airholes
airhorn
airhorns
airier
airiest
airily (current term)
airiness
airinesses
airing
airing cupboard
airing cupboards
airing out
airings
airish
airlane
airlanes
airless
airless lung
airlessly
airlessness

Literary usage of Airily

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1. Jack London and Hawaii by Charmian London (1918)
"... by airily stating that Bert was the son of the famous leper of Kauai! Again referring to that beloved scrap-heap, the " Snark," there's a comedian in ..."

2. The Warwickshire Avon by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, Alfred Parsons (1892)
"You are to believe that our feet trod airily across those meadows. And at the cottage, old Mrs. Baker, last living descendant of the Hatha- ways, ..."

3. The Popular Poets and Poetry of Ireland: And Choice Selections in Prose from by Richard Nagle (1887)
"Merrily, merrily round and round, airily, airily round and round, To the sweetest music in Ireland's ground. The heart's glad laugh and the ..."

4. K & E Merchant's (calculating) Slide Rule by Kueffel & Esser co., New York (1915)
"She let a delirious patient escape from the ward another night and go airily down the fire-escape before she discovered what had happened! ..."

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