Definitions English

  • Of light complexion: fair skin.
  • Free of clouds or storms; clear and sunny: fair skies.
  • Free of blemishes or stains; clean and pure: one's fair name.
  • Promising; likely: We're in a fair way to succeed.
  • Having or exhibiting a disposition that is free of favoritism or bias; impartial: a fair mediator.
  • Just to all parties; equitable: a compromise that is fair to both factions.
  • Being in accordance with relative merit or significance: She wanted to receive her fair share of the proceeds.
  • Consistent with rules, logic, or ethics: a fair tactic.
  • Moderately good; acceptable or satisfactory: gave only a fair performance of the play; in fair health.
  • Superficially true or appealing; specious: Don't trust his fair promises.
  • Lawful to hunt or attack: fair game.
  • Archaic Free of all obstacles.
  • In a proper or legal manner: playing fair.
  • Directly; straight: a blow caught fair in the stomach.
  • To join (pieces) so as to be smooth, even, or regular: faired the aircraft's wing into the fuselage.
  • Archaic A beautiful or beloved woman.
  • Obsolete Loveliness; beauty.
  • off Chiefly Southern U.S. To become clear. Used of weather.
  • fair and square Just and honest.
  • for fair To the greatest or fullest extent possible: Our team was beaten for fair in that tournament.
  • no fair Something contrary to the rules: That was no fair.
  • A gathering held at a specified time and place for the buying and selling of goods; a market.
  • An exhibition, as of farm products or manufactured goods, usually accompanied by various competitions and entertainments: a state fair.