Definition of 'fairly'
Video: pronunciation of 'fairly'
Example sentences containing 'fairly'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
That was one reason to be fairly relaxed about household debt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I urge you to think about this fairly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Investors are fairly relaxed about the politics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can be fairly sure the interest you pay will not rise for at least three years. The Sun (2013)The game show aspect is fairly simple. Christianity Today (2000)My relationship with cooking has always been fairly stressful. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This game is good for a group who know each other fairly well. Working with Teenagers (1994)My friend discovered fairly quickly that she was almost the only woman there who worked. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are thinking of three nights at each place and are fairly limited by cost. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Paying these fairly high monthly premiums is obviously exceptionally difficult if you are in debt. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)The idea that we can plan our lives is fairly new and very western. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But we are fairly sure they all knew each other. The Sun (2012)But actually it is the fairly simple matter of their forward play. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My lyrics have always been fairly straightforward. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So she took hold of his arm and managed to get along fairly well. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)It did for the first week but it fairly quickly dried up. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The vehicle had overturned in a fairly exposed place. Broken Lives (1993)It is fairly new technology that is not yet proven. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The effects of this attitude to coupling and marriage were that relationship could be claimed on a fairly wide basis. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)He can fairly claim that the government is pursuing the best policies to take the country through the current economic turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He fairly flew across the room. The Broken God (1993)It is about doing so fairly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It must have been messy, but it was probably a fairly humane way to kill people. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As chicken deaths go, that was probably a fairly easy one. Times, Sunday Times (2008)IF you do not want to pay waiting staff fairly in your restaurant then you should not be in business. The Sun (2016)
Trends of 'fairly'
Very Common. fairly is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'fairly'
British English: fairly /ˈfɛəlɪ/ ADVERB
Fairly means to quite a large degree.
Were you always fairly clever at school?
- American English: fairly
- Arabic: بإِنْصَاف
- Brazilian Portuguese: razoavelmente
- Chinese: 相当
- Croatian: prilično
- Czech: docela
- Danish: ret
- Dutch: behoorlijk
- European Spanish: bastante
- Finnish: melko
- French: assez
- German: ziemlich
- Greek: αρκετά
- Italian: abbastanza
- Japanese: 公正に
- Korean: 상당히
- Norwegian: rettferdig
- Polish: dość
- European Portuguese: razoavelmente
- Romanian: destul de
- Russian: в достаточной степени
- Spanish: con imparcialidad
- Swedish: ganska
- Thai: พอควร
- Turkish: oldukça
- Ukrainian: досить
- Vietnamese: khá
Definition of fairly from the Collins English Dictionary
GDPR, yanny/laurel & MadaBaka Beat: May’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this May with Robert Groves.
Ruby Chocolate, Fatberg & Right to be Forgotten: April’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this month with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.