Learner's definition of FAIRLY
[more fairly; most fairly]
1 : to some degree or extent but not very or extremely : to a reasonable or moderate extent 2 : in a way that is right or proper : in a fair way
She treats everyone fairly.
I told the story as fairly as possible.
He reports fairly on the issues.
He beat me fairly and squarely.
3 — used for emphasis before a verb that is being used figuratively 4 literary + old-fashioned : in a favorable or pleasing way