Definition of airish in English:

airish

adjective

  • 1rare Of or belonging to the air; aerial, airlike. Now rare.

  • 2South Midland United States Regional Southern Scottish
    Of weather: cool, fresh, breezy, chilly. Now chiefly Scottish and United States regional (southern and south Midland).

  • 3Southern Midland United States Regional Conceited, snobbish; inclined to behave in an affected manner. Compare airy. Now chiefly United States regional (southern and Midland, especially in African-American usage).

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From air + -ish.

Pronunciation

airish

/ˈɛːrɪʃ/