un airily

airily

[air-uh-lee]
adverb
1.
in a gay or breezy manner; jauntily.
2.
lightly; delicately.

Origin:
1760–70; air(y) + -ily

unairily, adverb
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airily (ˈɛərɪlɪ)
 
adv
1.  in a jaunty or high-spirited manner
2.  in a light or delicate manner

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airily
1766, adv. from airy "with ostentatious air" (see air (2)).
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