fair fair  /ˈfɛr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
  2. (n) gathering of producers to promote business
  3. (n) a competitive exhibition of farm products
  4. (n) a sale of miscellany; often for charity
  5. (v) join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
  6. (adj) free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules
  7. (adj) not excessive or extreme
  8. (adj) very pleasing to the eye
  9. (adj) (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines
  10. (adj) lacking exceptional quality or ability
  11. (adj) attractively feminine
  12. (adj) (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
  13. (adj) gained or earned without cheating or stealing
  14. (adj) free of clouds or rain
  15. (adj) (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored
  16. (adv) in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
  17. (adv) without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner

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Usage(s):

  • Vancouver's world's fair sparks a building and tourist boom.

News

  1. FAIR FOOD: New Treat Needs Name

    A new food-on-a-stick is coming to the Iowa State Fair and you get to help pick out its name. It’s...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WHO-TV 13 Des Moines

  2. Fair director touts upcoming fair

    New events are on tap for this year's Northern Wisconsin State Fair, fair director Rusty Volk told the Chippewa County Board on Tuesday night.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Chippewa Herald

  3. Fair Tax group launches 'End the IRS' ads

    Americans for Fair Taxation, a group headed by wealthy super PAC donor Leo Linbeck III, will launch the ads Monday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington Post

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Quotes

  1. "I'm a little gutted to be honest," said Donovan, who scored his 43rd goal for his country. "I don't know how they stole that third goal from us. It's too bad because that was a fair goal I think. I saw a good finish and a good goal. I'm not...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Donovan Source: SkySports

  2. "This episode represents a calculated and deliberate attempt to avoid longstanding rules designed to encourage fair play and promote honest competition on the playing field," Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote in a letter to the Patriots.
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: Boston Globe

  3. In a statement written in advance, Bush said Hussein "was executed after receiving a fair trial - the kind of justice he denied the victims of his brutal regime."
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

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