verb \ˈfärd\

Definition of FARD

transitive verb
:  to paint (the face) with cosmetics
archaic :  to gloss over
fard noun, archaic

Origin of FARD

Middle English, from Anglo-French farder, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German faro colored — more at perch
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with FARD


Next Word in the Dictionary: fardelPrevious Word in the Dictionary: farcy pipeAll Words Near: fard
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears