- the part of the course where the grass is cut short between the tees and the putting greens, exclusive of the rough, trees, and hazards: More important than long drives is keeping your ball on the fairway.
- the mowed part of any hole between the tee and the green: The foursome is now on the tenth fairway.
- the navigable portion of a river, harbor, or other partly enclosed body of water.
- the channel customarily navigated by vessels in such a body of water.
Words nearby fairway
How to use fairway in a sentence
He kneels down and whacks it out over the ridge to the fairway.At a breezy PGA, normalcy beckoned — in the galleries, if not the top of the leader board|Chuck Culpepper|May 21, 2021|Washington Post
It closed for 10 months in 2020, and Miller added as much as six feet of elevation to some fairways and greens, digging new ponds to hold the water.Golf thrives on the ocean’s edge. What happens when the oceans rise?|Dave Sheinin|May 20, 2021|Washington Post
DeSantis had a few questions about how well Florida had managed the pandemic placed on a tee in front of him, and he landed each one squarely on the fairway.
Matsuyama’s tee shot at the 13th flew well to the right of the fairway but hit a pine tree, and with a large smacking sound it bounced back out to an easily playable position.With confidence and calm, Hideki Matsuyama ends Japan’s long wait for a Masters title|Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen, Des Bieler|April 11, 2021|Washington Post
The 31-year-old Northern Ireland native began 4 over through his first 11 holes, and while he failed to find the fairway on five of his first eight drives, he did manage to hit his dad in the leg with an errant shot on the par-4 seventh.Justin Rose, with a back nine out of a dream, races to a four-shot lead at the Masters|Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen, Des Bieler|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
In Manhattan, where I grew up, people seemed to eat a lot of takeout, or prepared foods from places like Zabars and Fairway.Friday Forum: How often do you cook?|Megan McArdle|January 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Both initially were unpopular with neighbors, and Fairway admits on its website that opening a store there was “just plain nuts.”Red Hook Still Crying Out for Relief in Sandy’s Wake|Allison Yarrow|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She was lifted bodily by Mr. Fairway's arm, which had been flung round her waist before she had become aware of his intention.
She indicated the faint light at the bottom of the valley which Fairway had pointed out; and the two women descended the tumulus.
"There was Kingsbere church likewise," Fairway recommenced, as one opening a new vein of the same mine of interest.
Afterwards the door opened, and Fairway appeared on the threshold, accompanied by Christian and another.
"A man who is doing well elsewhere wouldn't bide here two or three weeks for nothing," said Fairway.
British Dictionary definitions for fairway
- the navigable part of a river, harbour, etc
- the customary course followed by vessels