Definition of airily in English:


Line breaks: air¦ily
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːrɪli


In a way that shows that one is not treating something as serious; casually: he was airily dismissive of the question
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  • ‘If I switch schools, they're going to have to keep me back a year anyway,’ he stated airily, though he didn't seem too happy about it.
  • Sara asked airily as though the very idea were ridiculous.
  • Mostly, they just drive. The tension in the story is acutely realised as the town grows in its awe of her ‘scandalous’ behaviour, an opinion she airily does nothing to dispel.

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