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airily

[ air-uh-lee ]
/ ˈɛər ə li /
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adverb
in a lively or breezy manner; jauntily.
delicately; lightly.
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Origin of airily

First recorded in 1760–70; see airy, -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM airily

un·air·i·ly, adverb
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How to use airily in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for airily

airily
/ (ˈɛərɪlɪ) /

adverb
in a jaunty or high-spirited manner
in a light or delicate manner
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