Synonyms for airy

Synonyms for (adjective) airy

Synonyms: aerial, aeriform, aery, airy, ethereal

Definition: characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air

Usage: figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away- Thomas Carlyle; aerial fancies; an airy apparition; physical rather than ethereal forms

Similar words: insubstantial, unreal, unsubstantial

Definition: lacking material form or substance; unreal

Usage: as insubstantial as a dream; an insubstantial mirage on the horizon


Synonyms: airy

Definition: having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air

Usage: airy gauze curtains

Similar words: light

Definition: of comparatively little physical weight or density

Usage: a light load; magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C


Synonyms: windy, visionary, Laputan, airy, impractical

Definition: not practical or realizable; speculative

Usage: airy theories about socioeconomic improvement; visionary schemes for getting rich

Similar words: utopian

Definition: characterized by or aspiring to impracticable perfection

Usage: the dim utopian future; utopian idealists; recognized the utopian nature of his hopes


Synonyms: aired, airy

Definition: open to or abounding in fresh air

Usage: airy rooms

Similar words: ventilated

Definition: exposed to air

Usage: a well ventilated room