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Adjective: fair (fairer,fairest)  fehr
  1. 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";
    - just
  2. Not excessive or extreme
    "a fair income";
    - fairish, reasonable
  3. Very pleasing to the eye
    "young fair maidens";
    - bonny [UK, dialect], bonnie [UK, dialect], comely [archaic], sightly, pretty
  4. Lacking exceptional quality or ability
    "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health";
    - average, mediocre, middling
  5. Attractively feminine
    "the fair sex"
  6. (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
    "fair copy";
    - clean
  7. Gained or earned without cheating or stealing
    "a fair penny";
    - honest
  8. Free of clouds or rain
    "today will be fair and warm"
  9. (used of hair or skin) pale or light-coloured
    "a fair complexion";
    - fairish
  10. (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines
    "he hit a fair ball over the third base bag"
Noun: fair  fehr
  1. A travelling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    - carnival [N. Amer], funfair [Brit], carnie [N. Amer, informal], carny [N. Amer, informal]
  2. Gathering of producers to promote business
    "world fair"; "trade fair"; "book fair"
  3. A competitive exhibition of farm products
    "she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair"
  4. A sale of miscellany; often for charity
    "the church fair";
    - bazaar
  5. Quite good
    "a fair chance of winning";
    - not bad [informal], not so bad [informal]
Verb: fair  fehr
  1. Join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
Adverb: fair  fehr
  1. In conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
    "they played fair";
    - fairly, clean
  2. Without favouring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
    "deal fair with one another";
    - fairly, evenhandedly

Sounds like: fainting, feintingr, far

Derived forms: faired, fairs, fairer, fairing, fairest

See also: antimonopoly, antitrust [N. Amer], beautiful, blond, blonde, clean, clear, equitable, equity, fair ground, fair territory, fair-and-square, fair-minded, fairness, feminine, impartial, in-bounds, just, legible, light-haired, mod [informal], moderate, ordinary, reasonable, sensible, sporting, sportsmanlike, sporty

Type of: assemblage, assembly, cut-rate sale, exhibition, expo, exposition, gathering, join, sale, sales event, show

Antonym: foul

Encyclopedia: Fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory terms