airy-fairy
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airy-fairy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
a. fantasioso(a), poco realista (idea, scheme)
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airy-fairy [ˌɛərɪˈfɛərɪ]
adjective
(Britain) [+ideas, principles] superficial; vacío; [+plan, promises] vano; fantasioso
... some New Age airy-fairy crap I feel birth is a spiritual as well as a physical experience, which sounds a bit airy-fairy, I know "All anyone can do is follow their instincts and hope that whatever flair they have will come to the rescue." The older man looked doubtful. "That's a bit airy-fairy, isn't it?" ...what he called their airy-fairy promises
[+person] insustancial
...as a communicator, he makes Blair seem airy-fairy The Egyptian goddess Sekhmet was anything but an `airy-fairy" female. Her power and strength were personified in her portrayal as a lioness with a woman's body I don't believe in being airy-fairy. I believe in what's practicable and achievable
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "airy-fairy"
Here are the most popular phrases with "airy-fairy." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
fairy-tale
de cuento de hadas
fairy tale
el cuento de hadas
fairy godmother
el hada madrina
tooth fairy
el Ratoncito Pérez
airy
espacioso, etéreo
fairy lights
las guirnaldas de luces
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