faraway

[ fahr-uh-wey ]
/ ˈfɑr əˈweɪ /

adjective

distant; remote: faraway lands.
dreamy, preoccupied: a faraway look.

Nearby words

  1. faradic,
  2. faradism,
  3. faradize,
  4. farandole,
  5. farang,
  6. farber's disease,
  7. farc,
  8. farce,
  9. farcemeat,
  10. farceur

Origin of faraway

First recorded in 1810–20; far + away

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British Dictionary definitions for faraway

faraway

/ (ˈfɑːrəˌweɪ) /

adjective (far away when postpositive)

very distant; remote
dreamy or absent-minded
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Word Origin and History for faraway

faraway

adj.

also far-away, 1816, from far + away.

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