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Meaning of AERY

Pronunciation:  'ehree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any habitation at a high altitude
  2. [n]  the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
  3. [adj]  characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"

AERY is a 4 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: aerial, aerie, aerie, aeriform, airy, ethereal, eyrie, eyrie, eyry, eyry, insubstantial, unreal, unsubstantial
 See Also: bird's nest, habitation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ae"ry\, n.
    An aerie.
  2. \A"["e]r*y\, a. [See {Air}.]
    A["e]rial; ethereal; incorporeal; visionary. [Poetic] --M.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aerial, aeriform, aerodynamic, aerostatic, airish, airlike, airy, alfresco, atmospheric, breezy, ethereal, exposed, fuming, fumy, gaseous, gasified, gasiform, gaslike, gassy, light, mephitic, miasmal, miasmatic, miasmic, open-air, oxyacetylene, oxygenous, ozonic, pneumatic, reeking, reeky, roomy, smoking, smoky, steaming, steamy, tropospheric, vaporing, vaporish, vaporlike, vaporous, vapory