airy ‎(comparative airier, superlative airiest)

  1. Consisting of air.
    an airy substance; the airy parts of bodies
  2. Relating or belonging to air; high in air; aerial.
    an airy flight
  3. Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy.
    an airy situation
  4. Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material; airlike.
  5. Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful.
    airy music
  6. Without reality; having no solid foundation; empty; trifling; visionary.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, The Haunted House
      Ah me, ah me! No other ghost has haunted the boy’s room, my friends, since I have occupied it, than the ghost of my own childhood, the ghost of my own innocence, the ghost of my own airy belief.
  7. Light of heart; vivacious; sprightly; flippant; superficial.
  8. Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting on airs; affectedly grand.
  9. (painting) Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.