county fair


a competitive exhibition of farm products, livestock, etc., often held annually in the same place in the county.

Origin of county fair

First recorded in 1835–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for county fair

  • You look as you would under a county-fair photographer's mercury-vapor arc lamps, only worse.

    The Skylark of Space|Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • It was more than a store; it was an institution, like the courthouse and the county-fair grounds.

    Those Times And These|Irvin S. Cobb