Definitions for fair

Definitions for (noun) fair

Main entry: carnival, funfair, fair

Definition: a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.

Main entry: fair, bazaar

Definition: a sale of miscellany; often for charity

Usage: the church bazaar

Main entry: fair

Definition: a competitive exhibition of farm products

Usage: she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair

Main entry: fair

Definition: gathering of producers to promote business

Usage: world fair; trade fair; book fair

Definitions for (verb) fair

Main entry: fair

Definition: join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly

Definitions for (adj) fair

Main entry: comely, bonnie, bonny, sightly, fair

Definition: very pleasing to the eye

Usage: my bonny lass; there's a bonny bay beyond; a comely face; young fair maidens

Main entry: fair, fairish

Definition: (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored

Usage: a fair complexion;

Main entry: fair

Definition: free of clouds or rain

Usage: today will be fair and warm

Main entry: fair

Definition: (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines

Usage: he hit a fair ball over the third base bag

Main entry: just, fair

Definition: free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules

Usage: a fair referee; fair deal; on a fair footing; a fair fight; by fair means or foul

Main entry: fair, honest

Definition: gained or earned without cheating or stealing

Usage: an honest wage; an fair penny

Main entry: fair, clean

Definition: (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections

Usage: fair copy; a clean manuscript

Main entry: fair

Definition: attractively feminine

Usage: the fair sex

Main entry: fair, fairish, reasonable

Definition: not excessive or extreme

Usage: a fairish income; reasonable prices

Main entry: average, fair, mediocre, middling

Definition: lacking exceptional quality or ability

Usage: a novel of average merit; only a fair performance of the sonata; in fair health; the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average; the performance was middling at best

Definitions for (adv) fair

Main entry: fair, fairly, evenhandedly

Definition: without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner

Usage: deal fairly with one another

Main entry: clean, fair, fairly

Definition: in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating

Usage: they played fairly

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