an unobstructed passage, way, or area.
(on a golf course) the areas of shorter grass between the tees and greens, esp the avenue approaching a green bordered by rough
1580s, “navigational channel of a river,” from fair (adj.) + way (n.). Golfing sense is from 1910.
[fair-weth-er] /ˈfɛərˌwɛð ər/ noun 1. Mount, a mountain in SE Alaska. 15,292 feet (4660 meters). [fair-weth-er] /ˈfɛərˌwɛð ər/ adjective 1. used in or intended for fair weather only. 2. weakening or failing in time of trouble: His fair-weather friends left him when he lost his money. /ˈfɛəˌwɛðə/ noun 1. Mount Fairweather, a mountain in W […]
[fair-weth-er] /ˈfɛərˌwɛð ər/ adjective 1. used in or intended for fair weather only. 2. weakening or failing in time of trouble: His fair-weather friends left him when he lost his money. adjective 1. suitable for use in fair weather only 2. not reliable or present in situations of hardship or difficulty (esp in the phrase […]
- Fair-weather friend
A friend who supports others only when it is easy and convenient to do so: “I thought Gene would always stick by me, but when I got into trouble, he turned out to be a fair-weather friend.” A person who is dependable in good times but is not in times of trouble. For example, You […]
[fair-ee] /ˈfɛər i/ noun, plural fairies. 1. (in folklore) one of a class of supernatural beings, generally conceived as having a diminutive human form and possessing magical powers with which they intervene in human affairs. 2. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a male homosexual. adjective 3. of or […]