Student Thesaurus

5 entries found for air.
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Entry Word: air
Function: noun
Text: 1 a rhythmic series of musical tones arranged to give a pleasing effect <played a lively air on his fiddle> -- see MELODY
2 a slight or gentle movement of air <we sailed into the bay on a light air and just in time to enjoy a spectacular sunset> -- see BREEZE 1
3 a special quality or impression associated with something <Naomi's the only person I know who can wear old jeans and a T-shirt with an air of elegance> -- see AURA
4 airs plural
a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive <ever since she joined the country club she's been putting on airs of being too "high society" for us ordinary folks> -- see MASQUERADE