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1. (colloquial)
a. fantasioso(a), poco realista (idea, scheme)
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airy-fairy [ˌɛərɪˈfɛərɪ]
(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 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
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Phrases with "airy-fairy"
Here are the most popular phrases with "airy-fairy." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
de cuento de hadas
fairy tale
el cuento de hadas
fairy godmother
el hada madrina
tooth fairy
el Ratoncito Pérez
espacioso, etéreo
fairy lights
las guirnaldas de luces
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