fair

(redirected from fairer sex)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

fair

(Just), adjective aequus, affording no undue advantage, appropriate, balanced, deserved, detached, dispassionate, equal, equitable, evenhanded, fair-minded, fitting, honest, honorable, impartial, merited, objective, scrupulous, sporting, sportsmanlike, square, suitable, uncolored, uncorrupted, uninfluenced, unprejudiced, unswayed, upright
Associated concepts: fair and impartial trial, fair hearing, fair on its face, fair preponderance of evidence, fair representaaion, fair trade, fair trial, fair wages

fair

(Satisfactory), adjective acceptable, adequate, bearable, decent, good enough, mediocre, medium, middling, moderate, moderately good, passable, reasonable, reasonably good, respectable, secundus, sufficient, suitable, tolerable, unexceptional, unobjectionable
Associated concepts: fair aggregate value, fair and equitable value, fair and reasonable compensation, fair and reasonnble market value, fair and reasonable value, fair cash value, fair consideration, fair equivalent, fair market value, fair preponderance, fair return on investment, fair use, fair valuation, fair value
See also: adequate, attractive, average, business, clean, correct, dispassionate, equal, equitable, evenhanded, high-minded, honest, impartial, imperfect, judicial, juridical, just, marginal, market, mediocre, neutral, nonpartisan, objective, passable, right, rightful, scrupulous, standard, unbiased, unprejudiced, upright
References in periodicals archive ?
With an election around the corner, it looks like anything is fair game in politics, even for the fairer sex.
About 63% said music is the most important thing they keep in their car as well as sunglasses, mobile phone and make-up but, surprisingly from the fairer sex, 28% admitted to having committed road rage.
The son of legendary romantic Spaniard Julio, who is one of the world's top male pop stars, admitted his luck with the fairer sex is all down to his success.
A PLEA for "ugly ducklings" to move to a remote mining town short of eligible women has angered Australia's fairer sex.
It's immoral, probably illegal and a gross exploitation of the fairer sex.
Unfortunately, this was not so as directly beneath me was a group of young males all dressed up as Widow Twankey, being urged on by members of the fairer sex with their cameras to expose themselves by 'mooning'.
After years of keeping the fairer sex off the fairways at busy weekend times, men at the Great Barr Golf Club in Chapel Lane have finally ditched their Victorian practices in favour of 21st century equality.
A poll has found that once they hit their mid-40s, the fairer sex said men stop holding doors open for them and no longer offer to give up their seat on a crowded bus.
And the inaugural Old Firm derby for the fairer sex will take place in October, 119 years after the male of the species began their ancient conflict on the football pitch.
Well, I hope to learn more about the fairer sex today as there is a feast of live women's sport on TV.
Now the fairer sex gives the thumbs down to men in David Beckham-style skirts.
Only six of the fairer sex have run in the race since their last heroine, Fifinella, in 1916, with Nobillary (1975) doing best when second to Grundy.