Thesaurus / fairishFEEDBACK
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
A couple of fairish paddles were chipped out of bits of driftwood, and a towline a hundred feet long was made of lariats.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Tell him I can give him some fairish shooting, and will do all I can to make you both comfortable.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
"Fairish," the other replied evasively; and Taylor grew suspicious.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
The majority were Russian and French with a fairish sprinkling of Belgians.
THE ESCAPE OF A PRINCESS PATGEORGE PEARSON
On the whole, it's a fairish game: you know the odds against you, as you don't on the Turf or the Bourse.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
A fairish distance back, though, he may to an extent grasp the immensity of the operation.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
They fetched high prices, from fifty to eighty-five guineas, and they came to a fairish figure the lot.
ROBBERY UNDER ARMSTHOMAS ALEXANDER BROWNE, AKA ROLF BOLDREWOOD
He was rarther bent in the middle with very nice long legs fairish hair and blue eyes.
THE YOUNG VISITERS OR, MR. SALTEENA'S PLANDAISY ASHFORD
He is a fat young man with fairish curly hair and an important bearing.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
The picture was fairish good, but his desire now was to paint the beautiful Anna as the Madonna.
WORDS RELATED TO FAIRISH
- fair to middling
- no great shakes
- of poor quality
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