Associations to the word «Airing»


AIRING, verb. Present participle of air
AIRING, noun. (uncountable) An exposure to warm or fresh air.
AIRING, noun. (countable) A public expression of an opinion or discussion of a subject.
AIRING CUPBOARD, noun. A clothes storage cupboard built around a house's hot water system, using the heat to dry damp clothes.
AIRING CUPBOARDS, noun. Plural of airing cupboard
AIRING OUT, verb. Present participle of air out

Dictionary definition

AIRING, noun. The opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate.
AIRING, noun. A short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air; "he took the dogs for an airing".
AIRING, noun. The act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne