Definition of fair-sized in English:


(also fair-size)


  • Of a considerable though not outstanding size.

    ‘the local derby clash drew a fair-sized crowd’
    • ‘Once outside the lagoon and the no-take area of the marine reserve, dive guide Moyes sets up his fishing rod and soon pulls in a fair-sized barracuda.’
    • ‘Due to the desert climate, there is not much farming in Bahrain, but fishing is a fair-sized industry.’
    • ‘Luckily, I have my own equipment and a fair-sized workforce.’
    • ‘The afternoon session brought some nicely spaced, fair-sized waves and I actually got on top of my board here and there.’
    • ‘Kilkee is a fair-sized seaside town in which four out of five houses are holiday homes.’
    • ‘Colin wrenched the wheel, and the car narrowly missed a fair-sized tree as it bobbed down Valsalva Street.’
    • ‘It was a good size, had two double bedrooms and a fair-sized kitchen.’
    • ‘The house also has the benefit of a pleasant south-facing garden with a fair-sized lawn, a patio plus a variety of established plants and shrubs.’
    • ‘Ecuador has a fair-sized manufacturing industry.’
    • ‘I went for the roast pork - three fair-sized slices carved before my eyes by the chef.’
    • ‘Nicholas was from a fair-sized metropolitan city about 500 kilometers from Carlona.’
    • ‘He was able to set up as a physician in the city, and eventually attained a fair-sized practice.’
    • ‘An adult tigress will kill a fair-sized prey once in every seven or eight days.’
    • ‘Ahead, I could see the lights of a fair-sized town or city.’
    • ‘This local derby clash drew a fair-sized crowd and they weren't disappointed as both sides went all-out for the win.’
    • ‘I saw some rays and other creatures, including a fair-sized barracuda in the surprisingly clear water.’
    • ‘The game attracted a fair-sized crowd.’
    • ‘The house was a fair-sized one, standing back from the road, with a curving drive which was banked with high evergreen shrubs.’
    • ‘We crossed it and halted on its north bank in a meadow with good pasturage and a fair-sized grove of cottonwoods.’
    • ‘If you have a green thumb and a back yard - or even a fair-sized planter box - you can easily coax a few plants to produce full, fragrant leaves.’
    large, sizeable, of considerable size, substantial, considerable, great, huge, immense, enormous, extensive, colossal, massive, mammoth, vast, prodigious, tremendous, gigantic, giant, monumental, mighty, stupendous, gargantuan, elephantine, titanic, epic, mountainous, megalithic, monstrous, brobdingnagian
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