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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [air-ee, ey-uh-ree]
    • /ˈɛər i, ˈeɪ ə ri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [air-ee, ey-uh-ree]
    • /ˈɛər i, ˈeɪ ə ri/

Definitions of aerier word

  • adjective aerier ethereal; aerial. 1
  • noun aerier Comparative form of aery. 1
  • adjective aerier comparative form of aery: more aery. 0

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Origin of aerier

First appearance:

before 1580
One of the 35% oldest English words
1580-90; < Latin āerius < Greek āérios, equivalent to āer- aer- + -ios adj. suffix

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Parts of speech for Aerier


aerier popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for aerier

adj aerier

  • aerial — You talk about aerial attacks and aerial photographs to indicate that people or things on the ground are attacked or photographed by people in aeroplanes.
  • airy — If a building or room is airy, it has a lot of fresh air inside, usually because it is large.
  • bleary — If your eyes are bleary, they look dull or tired, as if you have not had enough sleep or have drunk too much alcohol.
  • cloudy — If it is cloudy, there are a lot of clouds in the sky.
  • diaphanous — Diaphanous cloth is very thin and almost transparent.

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