Unfair Un*fair", a. [AS. unf[ae]ger unlovely. See {Un-} not, and {Fair}, a.] Not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or involving trick or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal. [1913 Webster]

You come, like an unfair merchant, to charge me with being in your debt. --Swift. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*fair"ly}, adv. -- {Un*fair"ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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