airy-fairy definition

  • noun:
    • one that's insubstantial or not practical: "they would wished him for Ambassador in Paris but he'd turned it down; he would no determination with the airy-fairies” ( John le Carré).
  • adjective:
    • Insubstantial or not practical: "You're discussing some airy fairy concept that will never are available my life time” ( Margaret Thatcher).

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