Adjective: fair (fairer,fairest) fehr
Noun: fair fehr
- Free from favouritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules
"fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul"; "a fair referee";
- Not excessive or extreme
"a fair income";
- fairish, reasonable
- Very pleasing to the eye
"young fair maidens";
- bonny, bonnie, comely, sightly
- (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines
"he hit a fair ball over the third base bag"
- Lacking exceptional quality or ability
"only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health";
- average, mediocre, middling
- Attractively feminine
"the fair sex"
- (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
- Gained or earned without cheating or stealing
"a fair penny";
- Free of clouds or rain
"today will be fair and warm"
- (used of hair or skin) pale or light-coloured
"a fair complexion";
Verb: fair fehr
- A travelling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
- carnival [N. Amer], funfair [Brit], carny [N. Amer], carnie [N. Amer]
- Gathering of producers to promote business
"world fair"; "trade fair"; "book fair"
- A competitive exhibition of farm products
"she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair"
- A sale of miscellany; often for charity
"the church fair";
Adverb: fair fehr
- Join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
- In conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
"they played fair";
- fairly, clean
- Without favouring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
"deal fair with one another";
- fairly, evenhandedly
Sounds like: fainting, feintingr, far
Derived forms: fairing, fairest, fairer, faired, fairs
See also: antimonopoly, antitrust [N. Amer], beautiful, blond, blonde, clean, clear, equitable, equity, fair-and-square, fair-minded, fairness, feminine, impartial, in-bounds, just, legible, light-haired, moderate, ordinary, reasonable, sensible, sporting, sportsmanlike, sporty
Type of: assemblage, bring together, cut-rate sale, exhibition, expo, exposition, gathering, join, sale, sales event, show
Antonym: foul, unfair
Encyclopedia: Fair, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory