Synonyms for airings

Grammar : Noun
Spell : air-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛər ɪŋ

Définition of airings

Origin :
  • "action of exposing to air," c.1600, from present participle of air (v.). Meaning "display, public exposure is from 1870.
  • As in jaunt : noun expedition
  • As in journey : noun excursion
  • As in outing : noun short trip
  • As in publication : noun printing of written or visual material
  • As in ride : noun journey, trip in vehicle
  • As in saunter : noun stroll
  • As in stroll : noun lazy walk
  • As in turn : noun walk, outing
  • As in walk : noun brief travel on foot
  • As in broadcasting : noun informing via electronic media
  • As in ventilation : noun the act of providing or changing the air
  • As in airing out : noun moving air through a space
  • As in perambulation : noun walk
  • As in constitutional : noun walk
  • As in dissemination : noun distribution
  • As in drive : noun journey by vehicle
  • As in exhibition : noun showing, demonstration
  • As in exposure : noun uncovering; putting in view or danger
Example sentences :
  • Thus, facing each other, with no one else in the roomy carriage, their airings suggested a conscious public manifestation.
  • Extract from : « Under Western Eyes » by Joseph Conrad
  • And I may add that the baby in arms was rarely trusted to this functionary, except for airings in the garden under my eye.
  • Extract from : « Thirty Years in Australia » by Ada Cambridge
  • And thus ends our tale of Major Weir's famous night airings in Edinburgh.
  • Extract from : « Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland » by Various
  • Rachel was a girl about thirteen, who carried the baby out for airings; and she came upstairs at the call.
  • Extract from : « Return of the Native » by Thomas Hardy
  • They take my invalid acquaintance out on airings in the daytime, and my lingering guests home at a reasonable hour in the evening.
  • Extract from : « The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864 » by Various
  • All were well dressed and well educated; the nursery maids and the infants went out for their airings in a carriage and pair.
  • Extract from : « Hodge and His Masters » by Richard Jefferies
  • The king has not even an equerry with him, nor the queen any lady to attend her when she goes her airings.
  • Extract from : « The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Vol. 1 (of 3) » by Fanny Burney
  • I could see that she was chaffing me; but I let her have her way in this, just as she ruled the diet, the naps and the airings.
  • Extract from : « Cupid's Middleman » by Edward B. Lent

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