Definition of fair game
- Celebrities are fair game for the tabloids.
- The tourists were fair game for the pickpockets.
- Even her retirement savings were fair game for her creditors.
: marked by impartiality and honesty : free from self-interest, prejudice, or favoritism
: conforming with the established rules : allowed
: consonant with merit or importance : due
: a gathering of buyers and sellers at a particular place and time for trade
: a competitive exhibition usually with accompanying entertainment and amusements
: an exhibition designed to acquaint prospective buyers or the general public with a product
: in a manner that is honest or impartial or that conforms to rules : in a fair manner
: to join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
: something that is fair or fortunate (see 1fair)
: beauty, fairness
: activity engaged in for diversion or amusement : play
: the equipment for a game
: often derisive or mocking jesting : fun, sport
: to play for a stake
: to lose or squander by gambling
: to take dishonest advantage of : cheat
: having or showing a resolute unyielding spirit
: willing or ready to proceed
: of or relating to game
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