Pronunciation: (âr'ē-fâr'ē), [key]
a. delicate or lovely: an airy-fairy actress; an airy-fairy nightgown.
b. not based on reality or concerned with mundane affairs; unrealistic: airy-fairy ideas about spending a fortune that isn't even his.
2. Slang.effeminate; swishy.
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