fairly fairly  /ˈfɛr li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
  2. (adv) without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
  3. (adv) in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating

Usage(s):

  1. When we tested it, we got fairly decent video 15 frames per second and great sound.
  2. I'm making, I think, fairly simple points and they're not outrageous in any way.
  3. It was reasonably agile on land, considering, and fairly maneuverable on water, if painfully slow, with a top speed of 7 mph.

News

  1. Bill Cosby Hates Dumb TV Parents

    Bill Cosby hates dumb TV parents, which probably means he’s not particularly enamored by Family Guy. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, a fake Bill Cosby rant titled “I’m 83 and I’m Tired” made the rounds on the internet, making the real Bill Cosby fairly angry. Speaking at the Temple University in Philadelphia recently, Bill Cosby spoke... Read more » Bill Cosby Hates Dumb TV Parents is a ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. SUV crashes into Mag Bar; bouncer injured

    It was a fairly quiet night at the Magnolia Bar, when an Nissan Xterra SUV came crashing through the front door, showering the front room of the popular Old Louisville watering hole with glass, bricks and other debris.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

  3. Fairly and Whisnant lead Atlee High class

    Jessica Laurin Fairly’s grade point average of 4.719 affords her the distinction of being named valedictorian at Atlee High School. Alex Whisnant, with a 4.65 GPA, is the salutatorian.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mechanicsville Local

Quotes

  1. "The Commission finds that Intel did not compete fairly, frustrating innovation and reducing consumer welfare in the process," Neelie Kroes, the European Commissioner for Competition Policy, said at a Brussels news conference announcing the...
    on May 13, 2009 By: Neelie Kroes Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Perhaps in spite of the outlaw soul, "George was fairly conservative when I met him," said Burns, describing himself as the more left-leaning of the two.
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Jack Burns Source: TIME

  3. "I actually had a shot at Frank afterwards. The conversation (in the newspaper) didn't happen - Frank lied, end of story," Kosmina said. "We had a chat but not about any of the things he mentioned. It was a fairly immature, very...
    on Jan 17, 2009 By: John Kosmina Source: ABC Online

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