What does fair and square mean?

Definitions for fair and square

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fair and square.


  1. fair and square(Adverb)

    Totally fairly and undoubtedly.

  2. fair and square(Adverb)

    Within the applicable rules.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair and square in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair and square in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    I'm beating you, i think I'm going to win fair and square.

  2. Neil Gorsuch:

    Anyone, any law is gonna get a fair and square deal with me.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's not true that end justifies the means. The success and wealth don't count unless they are achieved with honesty and integrity, playing fair and square at every stage in life IMHO.

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