I often laugh when someone declares a thing to be fair. Fairness is a funny illusion. It’s one of our most useful illusions, but it’s an illusion nonetheless.
My mother gave me a fucking scooter while she gave my little sister a new Cobalt. No fairness in that.
by theshadowofdeath December 8, 2011
A phrase unbelievably overused in the United Kingdom. Mostly by morons to be fair.
To be fair, I haven't bought the milk.

To be fair, I have no idea how to use the phrase correctly.
by digsy95 January 8, 2014
Dave: yo how come you didn't come to the party last night?
Navraj: ah I was busy with college work man
Dave: oh fairs
by big.M1000 September 12, 2017
A term used by whiny children who don't get what they want.
Child: No fair!
Parent: It's no carnival either, son.
by Silent Speaker January 11, 2010
made by bigo creators; be fair means do your due dills or to go through with something. it can also mean your not throwing any shade your just being truthful.
1. get che to a box yall be fair

2. im going to be fair and say weluvche is the queen of bigo

3. be fair zae you said you would stop begging for beans
by @WELOVEBIGCHE September 4, 2020
A phrase that often precedes a statement that is intended to offer a piece of information which the speaker feels is important to the conversation.

This phrase often sounds pretentious when used, and will often be followed by a piece of obvious information that nobody wants to hear.
Joe: "I've gained twenty-five pounds!"
Bob: "To be fair, you haven't gone outside at all in the past four months!"
by DarlingBelle March 12, 2013
An acknowledgement that an argument or opinion presented to you is reasonable in your estimation, but you have more to add to your own argument or opinion.

Equivalent in usage to "fair enough."
Bob: I prefer Vanilla ice cream.
Mike: I think Chocolate is better than Vanilla. It has a richer taste.
Bob: That's fair. I prefer Vanilla to Chocolate because it reminds me of where I grew up as a kid.
by jackirons March 13, 2019