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  Words related to fair

Related / Similar Words: carnival, funfair, bazaar, bonny, bonnie, comely, sightly, fairish, just, clean, reasonable, average, mediocre, middling, impartial, fairly, without favoring one party, without favouring one party, evenhandedly

 

Definition:
  • a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.;
  • a sale of miscellany; often for charity; "the church bazaar";
  • a competitive exhibition of farm products; "she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair";
  • gathering of producers to promote business; "world fair"; "trade fair"; "book fair";
  • join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly;
  • very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there''s a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens";
  • visually appealing; "our fair city";
  • (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored; "a fair complexion";;
  • free of clouds or rain; "today will be fair and warm";
  • (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines; "he hit a fair ball over the third base bag";
  • free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul";
  • (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript";
  • not excessive or extreme; "a fairish income"; "reasonable prices";
  • of no exceptional quality or ability; "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";
  • showing lack of favoritism; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge";
  • more than adequate in quality; "fair work";
  • in a fair evenhanded manner; "deal fairly with one another";
  • in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly";

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    See Also: impartial, just, reasonable, sensible

     

    Hyponyms: book fair, bookfair, craft fair

     

    Pertainyms: just

     

    Attributes: fairness, equity

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: smuk   Dutch: bevallig  
    Finnish: viehkeä   French: beau  
    German: schön   Icelandic: fagur  
    Italian: bello   Swedish: fager  
     
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