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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fair-ing]
    • /ˈfɛər ɪŋ/
    • /ˈfɛərɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair-ing]
    • /ˈfɛər ɪŋ/

Definitions of fairing word

  • noun fairing Archaic. something that is fair. 1
  • noun fairing Archaic. a woman. a beloved woman. 1
  • adjective fairing free from bias, dishonesty, or injustice: a fair decision; a fair judge. 1
  • adjective fairing legitimately sought, pursued, done, given, etc.; proper under the rules: a fair fight. 1
  • adjective fairing moderately large; ample: a fair income. 1
  • adjective fairing neither excellent nor poor; moderately or tolerably good: fair health. 1

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Origin of fairing

First appearance:

before 1910
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1910-15; fair1 + -ing1

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Parts of speech for Fairing


fairing popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

fairing usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fairing

noun fairing

  • premium — a prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement, as to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.
  • offering — an act or instance of offering: an offer of help.
  • grant — to bestow or confer, especially by a formal act: to grant a charter.
  • bonus — A bonus is an extra amount of money that is added to someone's pay, usually because they have worked very hard.
  • relief — prominence, distinctness, or vividness due to contrast.

Antonyms for fairing

noun fairing

  • loss — detriment, disadvantage, or deprivation from failure to keep, have, or get: to bear the loss of a robbery.
  • hurt — to cause bodily injury to; injure: He was badly hurt in the accident.
  • forfeit — a fine; penalty.
  • penalty — a punishment imposed or incurred for a violation of law or rule.
  • taking — the act of taking.

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