This page is about the slang term airy-fairy.
Meaning: overly idealistic, lacking down-to-earth common sense
- When hippies appeared in the sixties, their ideas about peace and love were called airy-fairy nonsense.
- Johnny reckons the New Age people he sometimes meets talk about airy-fairy stuff like "aura healings" and "past-life therapy".
They started talking about all this airy-fairy stuff when the conversation turned to
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Contributor: Matt Errey