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Definition of fair:

  1. A competitive exhibition of wares, farm products, etc., not primarily for purposes of sale; as, the Mechanics' fair; an agricultural fair.
  2. A fair woman; a sweetheart.
  3. A festival, and sale of fancy articles. erc., usually for some charitable object; as, a Grand Army fair.
  4. A gathering of buyers and sellers, assembled at a particular place with their merchandise at a stated or regular season, or by special appointment, for trade.
  5. Characterized by frankness, honesty, impartiality, or candor; open; upright; free from suspicion or bias; equitable; just; - said of persons, character, or conduct; as, a fair man; fair dealing; a fair statement.
  6. Clearly; openly; frankly; civilly; honestly; favorably; auspiciously; agreeably.
  7. Distinct; legible; as, fair handwriting.
  8. Fairness; beauty.
  9. Free from any marked characteristic; average; middling; as, a fair specimen.
  10. Free from obstacles or hindrances; unobstructed; unincumbered; open; direct; - said of a road, passage, etc.; as, a fair mark; in fair sight; a fair view.
  11. Free from spots, specks, dirt, or imperfection; unblemished; clean; pure.
  12. Good fortune; good luck.
  13. Not overcast; cloudless; clear; pleasant; propitious; favorable; - said of the sky, weather, or wind, etc.; as, a fair sky; a fair day.
  14. Pleasing to the eye; handsome; beautiful.
  15. Pleasing; favorable; inspiring hope and confidence; - said of words, promises, etc.
  16. To make fair or beautiful.
  17. To make smooth and flowing, as a vessel's lines.
  18. Without a dark hue; light; clear; as, a fair skin.
  19. Without sudden change of direction or curvature; smooth; fowing; - said of the figure of a vessel, and of surfaces, water lines, and other lines.

Synonyms:

someone's getting there, seemly, unstained, jolly, maybe, balmy, stainless, sightly, rank, chaste, flag day, milky, fine, goodish, sporting, moderately, promising, civil, pristine, circus, blond, categorical, out-and-out, sportsmanly, sunshiny, consummate, ivory, disinterested, in-bounds, inferior, disappointing, unfair, sportsmanlike, reasonable, private showing, fairish, unbiased, faded, decent, around, beauteous, straight, flaxen, unadulterated, passable, colorless, speculative, all-out, middling, second-rate, exhibition, upbeat, unsullied, carnival, fairly, perfect, snowy, second-class, lily-white, intermediate, have a fighting chance, detached, uninfected, sterling, acceptable, satisfactory, unmitigated, accepted, have something in your pocket, sporty, tolerable, usual, be onto a winner, upright, meet, unclouded, bonny, stormy, sandy, average, squeaky-clean, delightful, white, medium, clean, unprejudiced, spick-and-span, sunny, commonplace, be halfway there, encouraging, funfair, unalloyed, independent, enormous, competent, fairground, balanced, pleasant, benign, well-favored, likely, unbiassed, plain, antimonopoly, brilliant, downright, antiseptic, fair-minded, just, light-haired, amusement park, common, stone, rightful, thoroughgoing, viewing, fresh, equal, aesthetic, someone should/will go far, profound, mean, condign, unsoiled, about, uncorrupted, cotton-picking, moderate, somewhat, stand a chance/hope (of doing something), simple, crashing, widely, conservative, be in/out of the running, evenhanded, run-of-the-mine, flat-out, plum, roseate, legible, light, utter, trustworthy, regular, justified, plumb, sufficient, impartial, decorous, comme il faut, thorough, run-of-the-mill, even, unconditional, sensible, auburn, all right, still, straightforward, cute, benevolent, fit, suboptimal, fortunate, fair-haired, blank, damned, fundraising, great, so-so, very, feminine, fundraiser, proper, goodly, unobjectionable, candid, sheer, courteous, bodacious, modal, bright, straight-out, flat, exposition, brunette, neat, bake sale, deserved, median, pearly, indifferent, immaculate, generous, appropriate, lovesome, optimistic, OK, heartening, reasonably, large, nonpartisan, unsatisfactory, expo, Midland, dead, you can't go wrong, favorable, warranted, some, cloudless, dark, calm, show, blonde, perhaps, chalky, sincere, ethical, open, uncontaminating, poor, total, Disneyland, stark, damn, inadequate, complete, high-minded, legitimate, high, outright, roadshow, aboveboard, mild, clear, antitrust, pleasure ground, rose-colored, golden, bazaar, county fair, extensive, excellent, definite, arrant, respectable, spotless, blooming, neutral, colored, big, fetching, huge, passably, straw, natural, correct, colors, tidy, without favoring one party, bonnie, substandard, limited, auspicious, benefit, windless, Coney Island, comely, dispassionate, mediocre, frank, scrupulous, temperate, deadly, ravishing, dreadful, towheaded, tawny, clement, bingo, the cards are stacked in someone's favor, knockout, peaches-and-cream, undistinguished, objective, evenhandedly, sane, what, bewitching, threatening, sallow, fair-and-square, alabaster, adequate, placid, legal, substantial, merited, taking, beautiful, same, dependable, unjust, considerable, clean-living, pulchritudinous, propitious, pallid, rosy, drop-dead, reliable, silvery, exhibit, trade show, luck, brunet, unqualified, theme park, bazar, pale, ordinary, tranquil, coloured.

Usage examples:

  • I'm fair, you see!

    - "When Egypt Went Broke", Holman Day.
  • " Fair to middlin'," said Jig.

    - "The Rangeland Avenger", Max Brand.
  • I am sure it will be fair on Mr. Bowles's.

    - "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.