Definition of "airs" []

  • Affected manners intended to impress others (esp in the phrases give oneself airs, put on airs)
  • Plural form of air. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • An affected manner intended to impress others. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of air. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "airs" in a sentence
  • "Powlett showed no signs of leaving the house, which, even the many women in the village, who envied her for her prettiness and neatness and disliked her for what they called her airs, acknowledged that she managed well."
  • "This tendency to repel every suggestion of inferiority is one of the surest signs of provincial habits; it is exactly the feeling with which the resident of the village resents what he calls the airs of the town, and that which the inland trader brings with him among those whom he terms the "dandies" of the sea-board."
  • "Stargate Universe Season 1 Episode 17 with the title Pain airs on Friday, May 14 2010 at 09: 00 pm."