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aery1

or aër·y

[air-ee, ey-uh-ree]
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adjective, aer·i·er, aer·i·est.
  1. ethereal; aerial.
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Origin of aery1

1580–90; < Latin āerius < Greek āérios, equivalent to āer- aer- + -ios adj. suffix
Related formsaer·i·ly, adverb
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Related Words

aerial, airy, bleary, cloudy, diaphanous, dim, ethereal, gauzy, gossamer, hazy, milky, misty, opalescent, opaque, pearly, sheer, transparent, vaporous, aery, blurred

British Dictionary definitions for aeriest

aery1

adjective poetic
  1. a variant spelling of airy
  2. lofty, insubstantial, or visionary
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Word Origin

C16: via Latin from Greek aērios, from aēr air

aery2

noun plural aeries
  1. a variant spelling of eyrie
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