Meaning of UNFAIR in English


“+ adjective

: not fair:

a. : marked by injustice, partiality, or deception : unjust , dishonest

unfair methods

an unfair trial

an unfair critic

an unfair judgment

taking an unfair advantage of another person

b. : providing an insufficient or inequitable basis for judgment or evaluation : not representative

an unfair instance to cite

c. : not according with merit or importance : disproportionate , excessive

an unfair share

d. of the wind : unfavorable 2a


(1) : not straight or smoothly curving

unfair lines

(2) : not properly aligned or fitted together

drilled unfair holes

f. : not equitable in business dealings (as in competition, wage scales, or attitude toward a labor union)

unfair to organized labor

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.