Pronunciation: (âr'ē),[key] —adj.,air•i•er, air•i•est. 1. open to a free current of fresh air; breezy: airy rooms. 2. consisting of or having the character of air; immaterial: airy phantoms. 3. light in appearance; thin: airy garments. 4. light in manner; sprightly; lively: airy songs. 5. light in movement; graceful; delicate: an airy step. 6. light as air; unsubstantial; unreal; imaginary: airy dreams. 7. visionary; speculative.
8. performed in the air; aerial.
9. lofty; high in the air.
10. putting on airs; affected; snobbish: an airy debutante posing for society photographers.