adjective South Midland and Southern U.S.

given to putting on airs.

Origin of airish

1940–45; air(s) (see air1) + -ish1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for airish

Historical Examples of airish

  • In secret she feared that Helena would be a trifle “airish,” and she felt that would be a pity.

    Dorothy's House Party

    Evelyn Raymond