Definition of fairway
1 a : a navigable part of a river, bay, or harbor b : an open path or space
2 : the closely mowed part of a golf course between a tee and a green
Examples of fairway in a sentence
Her shot landed at the left side of the fairway.
First Known Use of fairway
FAIRWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fairway for English Language Learners
: the part of a golf course that has short grass and that lies between a tee and a green
FAIRWAY Defined for Kids
Definition of fairway for Students
: the mowed part of a golf course between a tee and a green
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