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In one of its senses, the word airy means not having much substance (i.e., of an argument or statement) or showing lack of concern. In this sense of the word, “fairy” is often added on to the end of airy to make it airy-fairy, as in “his airy-fairy ideas.” I don’t know if airy-fairy originated […]