(as) free as (the) air(redirected from as free as the air)
(as) free as (the) air
1. Unencumbered; without constraints or restrictions. The phrase means the same as "free," but with more emphasis. I'm as free as air this Friday! Do you want to meet for dinner? A: "Are you still with Brian?" B: "Nope, I'm single now—free as the air!"
2. Happy and untroubled. Betty must be free as air because I never see her in a bad mood.