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Syllabification: far·a·way
Pronunciation: /ˈfärəˌwā

Definition of faraway in English:


1Distant in space or time: exotic and faraway locations
More example sentences
  • He hears of men going to wars, but it is always a distant thing in a faraway place for him.
  • While working full-time at the BBC, I spent about four years flying to quite faraway places to film on location.
  • Golf is a game of wide open spaces and, increasingly, faraway places.
1.1Seeming remote from the immediate surroundings; dreamy: she had a strange faraway look in her eyes
More example sentences
  • The majority of dancers, in an attempt to obscure the reality, push this theme to some faraway corner of the brain.
  • Perhaps he spoke to me, perhaps not, everything sounded distant and faraway.
  • Jim stared at it a long moment, his eyes taking on a faraway, distant look.
dreamy, daydreaming, abstracted, absentminded, distracted, preoccupied, vague;
lost in thought, somewhere else, not with us, in a world of one's own
informal miles away

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