Main definitions of fair dealer in US English:

: fair dealer1Fair Dealer2

fair dealer1

noun

  • A person who acts in a just and honest manner, especially in business dealings; a person who treats others fairly.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas More (1478–1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr. From fair + dealer.

Pronunciation

fair dealer

/fɛː ˈdiːlə/

Main definitions of fair dealer in US English:

: fair dealer1Fair Dealer2

Fair Dealer2

noun

US
Politics
historical
  • An advocate of the Fair Deal reform programme proposed by President H. S. Truman in 1949.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Galveston Daily News. From fair deal + -er.

Pronunciation

Fair Dealer

/fɛː ˈdiːlə/