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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fair-ish]
    • /ˈfɛər ɪʃ/
    • /ˈfeə.rɪʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair-ish]
    • /ˈfɛər ɪʃ/

Definitions of fairish word

  • adjective fairish moderately good, large, or well: a fairish income. 1
  • adjective fairish moderately light in color: a fairish complexion. 1
  • noun fairish Of moderate size, quality etc. 1
  • adjective fairish moderately good, well, etc 0
  • adjective fairish (of the hair, complexion, etc) moderately light in colour 0
  • adjective fairish moderately good, well, large, etc. 0

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Origin of fairish

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
First recorded in 1605-15; fair1 + -ish1

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Parts of speech for Fairish


fairish popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 69% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

fairish usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fairish

adj fairish

  • decent — Decent is used to describe something which is considered to be of an acceptable standard or quality.
  • satisfactory — giving or affording satisfaction; fulfilling all demands or requirements: a satisfactory solution.
  • adequate — If something is adequate, there is enough of it or it is good enough to be used or accepted.
  • reasonable — agreeable to reason or sound judgment; logical: a reasonable choice for chairman.
  • medium — a middle state or condition; mean.

adjective fairish

  • colourless — Something that is colourless has no colour at all.
  • midway — several U.S. islets in the N Pacific, about 1300 miles (2095 km) NW of Hawaii: Japanese defeated in a naval battle June, 1942; 2 sq. mi. (5 sq. km).
  • enough — As much or as many as required.

Antonyms for fairish

adj fairish

  • unsuitable — not suitable; inappropriate; unfitting; unbecoming.
  • insufficient — not sufficient; lacking in what is necessary or required: an insufficient answer.
  • intolerable — not tolerable; unendurable; insufferable: intolerable pain.
  • inadequate — not adequate or sufficient; inept or unsuitable.
  • abnormal — Someone or something that is abnormal is unusual, especially in a way that is worrying.

adjective fairish

  • exceptional — Unusual; not typical.
  • extraordinary — Very unusual or remarkable.
  • extreme — Reaching a high or the highest degree; very great.
  • biassed — a particular tendency, trend, inclination, feeling, or opinion, especially one that is preconceived or unreasoned: illegal bias against older job applicants; the magazine’s bias toward art rather than photography; our strong bias in favor of the idea.
  • excellent — Used to indicate approval or pleasure.

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