[ air-ee, ey-uh-ree ]
/ ˈɛər i, ˈeɪ ə ri /
adjective, aer·i·er, aer·i·est.
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Origin of aery1
1580–90; < Latin āerius < Greek āérios, equivalent to āer- aer- + -ios adj. suffix
OTHER WORDS FROM aeryaer·i·ly, adverb
Words nearby aery
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British Dictionary definitions for aerier (1 of 2)
/ (ˈɛərɪ, ˈeɪərɪ) /
a variant spelling of airy
lofty, insubstantial, or visionary
Word Origin for aery
C16: via Latin from Greek aērios, from aēr air
British Dictionary definitions for aerier (2 of 2)
/ (ˈɛərɪ, ˈɪərɪ) /
noun plural aeries
a variant spelling of eyrie
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