Definition of airy-fairy in English:
adjectiveinformal, chiefly British
Impractical and foolishly idealistic: love might seem an airy-fairy, romantic concept
More example sentences
- It's an airy-fairy philosophical concept that even the experts can't satisfactorily define.
- Kate tells me that there ‘is no yoga without breath ‘, and that I should think of what I am doing as ‘meditation in motion ‘, which all sounds a bit airy-fairy.
- ‘It is not going to be an airy-fairy place for a lot of violins, it's right across the board from rock music to folk,’ explained John Metcalfe.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.