Definition of fair name in US English:

fair name


  • A good reputation.

    • ‘Their conduct has been a blot on the fair name of the country.’
    • ‘But alas, I haven't a penny to my fair name - at least not after my next few purchases.’
    • ‘They have disgraced the fair name of secularism.’
    • ‘Mrs Tearle, a former town mayor and ex-chairman of Braintree District Council, called it a slur on the fair name of Witham at a time when she and the council were trying to raise its profile.’
    • ‘I am writing to express my concern that the fair name of Shepperton is about to be libelled in the most scurrilous fashion.’