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aer·y 1

 (âr′ē, ā′ə-rē)
adj. aer·i·er, aer·i·est

[Latin āerius, of the air; see aerial.]

aer·y 2

 (âr′ē, îr′ē)
Variant of aerie.


(ˈɛərɪ; ˈeɪərɪ)
1. a variant spelling of airy
2. lofty, insubstantial, or visionary
[C16: via Latin from Greek aērios, from aēr air]


(ˈɛərɪ; ˈɪərɪ)
n, pl aeries
a variant spelling of eyrie


or aër•y

(ˈɛər i, ˈeɪ ə ri)

adj. aer•i•er, aer•i•est.
ethereal; aerial.
[1580–90; < Latin āerius; see aerial]
aer′i•ly, adv.


(ˈɛər i, ˈɪər i)

n., pl. aer•ies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aery - the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)aery - the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
bird nest, birdnest, bird's nest - nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young
2.aery - any habitation at a high altitudeaery - any habitation at a high altitude  
habitation - the native habitat or home of an animal or plant
Adj.1.aery - characterized by lightness and insubstantialityaery - characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
insubstantial, unsubstantial, unreal - lacking material form or substance; unreal; "as insubstantial as a dream"; "an insubstantial mirage on the horizon"


So light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film:
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