Origin of open-air
Related formso·pen-air·ish, adjectiveo·pen-air·ish·ness, nouno·pen-air·ness, noun
Definition for open-air (2 of 2)
Origin of open air
Examples from the Web for open-air
Behind her a film crew set up beneath an open-air Venetian pavilion.Hilaria Thomas, Yoga Instructor (and the Next Mrs. Alec Baldwin)|Lizzie Crocker|May 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With five minutes left, Rayland meets Bucks in an open-air restaurant and kills him in a shootout.
Most of the fires have begun in cars sitting in open-air garages beneath residential units.
Most of the fires have begun in cars sitting in open-air garages beneath upstairs residential units.Los Angeles Fires: Officials Race to Identify the Arsonist|Christine Pelisek|December 31, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It is a bazaar, a souk, an open-air temple celebrating cheap desire.
He could sink it to a whisper and still be audible, while in open-air meetings he could easily make himself heard by thousands.Successful Methods of Public Speaking|Grenville Kleiser
In Aden there is a kind of open-air coffee "exchange" (as in Harar) where the camel trains unload their coffee from the interior.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
He looked remarkably handsome in his riding-dress, and with the open-air exercise he had just had.Wives and Daughters|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Major Kent, like most men who lead an open-air life, had a healthy appetite at breakfast-time.The Simpkins Plot|George A. Birmingham
I am sure a boy like you ought to be leading an open-air life somewhere.The Lonely Unicorn|Alec Waugh
British Dictionary definitions for open-air
- the place or space where the air is unenclosed; the outdoors
- (as modifier)an open-air concert