air ((uncountable and countable; plural: airs)

  1. (uncountable, physics, meteorology) The mixture of gases comprising the earth"s atmosphere.
  2. (uncountable, alchemy) One of the four basic elements.
  3. A feeling or sense.
    ...to give it an air of artistry and sophistication.
  4. (obsolete) A sense of poise, graciousness, or quality.
    1815 "He is very plain, undoubtedly--remarkably plain:--but that is nothing compared with his entire want of gentility. I had no right to expect much, and I did not expect much; but I had no idea that he could be so very clownish, so totally without air. I had imagined him, I confess, a degree or two nearer gentility." — Jane Austen, Emma, Volume I, Chapter 4.
  5. (usually plural) Pretension; snobbishness; pretence that one is better than others.
  6. (music) A song, especially a solo; an aria.
    1813 "If I," said Mr. Collins, "were so fortunate as to be able to sing, I should have great pleasure, I am sure, in obliging the company with an air; for I consider music as a very innocent diversion, and perfectly compatible with the profession of a clergyman..." — Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 18.
  7. (uncountable) An air conditioner or the processed air it produces.
    Could you turn on the air?
  8. (obsolete),(chemistry) Any specific gas

3 letters in word "air": A I R.

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Words found within air:

ai ar