fairish


fairish
adjective
1. not excessive or extreme
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a fairish income

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reasonable prices

Syn: ↑fair, ↑reasonable
Similar to: ↑moderate
Derivationally related forms: ↑reasonableness (for: ↑reasonable), ↑fairness (for: ↑fair)
2. (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored
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a fair complexion

Syn: ↑fair
Similar to: ↑blond, ↑blonde, ↑light-haired
Derivationally related forms: ↑fairness (for: ↑fair)

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  • Fairish — Fair ish, a. Tolerably fair. [Colloq.] W. D. Howells. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fairish — index mediocre Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fairish — [fer′ish] adj. moderately good, well, large, etc …   English World dictionary

  • fairish — /fair ish/, adj. 1. moderately good, large, or well: a fairish income. 2. moderately light in color: a fairish complexion. [1605 15; FAIR1 + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fairish — adjective Date: circa 1611 fairly good < a fairish wage for those days > • fairishly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fairish — Ⅰ. fair [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) just or appropriate in the circumstances. 2) treating people equally. 3) considerable in size or amount. 4) moderately good. 5) (of hair or complexion) light; blonde. 6) (of weather) f …   English terms dictionary

  • fairish — adjective a) Of moderate size, quality etc b) Somewhat fair …   Wiktionary

  • fairish — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of moderately good quality but less than excellent: acceptable, adequate, all right, average, common, decent, fair, goodish, moderate, passable, respectable, satisfactory, sufficient, tolerable. Informal: OK, tidy …   English dictionary for students

  • fairish — fair·ish …   English syllables

  • fairish — fair•ish [[t]ˈfɛər ɪʃ[/t]] adj. 1) moderately good or large 2) moderately light in color • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang