faraway

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adjective far·away \ˈfär-ə-ˌwā\

Definition of faraway

  1. 1 :  lying at a great distance :  remote <faraway lands>

  2. 2 :  dreamy, abstracted <a faraway look in her eyes>

Examples of faraway in a sentence

  1. My grandfather told us tales of faraway lands.

  2. <growing up in a seaport instilled in the youth a restless desire to travel to faraway places>

1735

First Known Use of faraway

1735


FARAWAY Defined for English Language Learners

faraway

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adjective far·away \ˈfär-ə-ˌwā\

Definition of faraway for English Language Learners

  • : very distant


FARAWAY Defined for Kids

faraway

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adjective far·away \ˈfär-ə-ˌwā\

Definition of faraway for Students

  1. 1 :  1remote 1, distant <faraway lands>

  2. 2 :  appearing as if lost in a daydream <He had a faraway look in his eyes.>



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