Definition of Affair. Meaning of Affair. Synonyms of Affair

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Definition of Affair

Affair
Affair Af*fair" ([a^]f*f[^a]r"), n. [OE. afere, affere, OF. afaire, F. affaire, fr. a faire to do; L.. ad + facere to do. See Fact, and cf. Ado.] 1. That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; as, a difficult affair to manage; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; -- often in the plural. ``At the head of affairs.' --Junius. ``A talent for affairs.' --Prescott. 2. Any proceeding or action which it is wished to refer to or characterize vaguely; as, an affair of honor, i. e., a duel; an affair of love, i. e., an intrigue. 3. (Mil.) An action or engagement not of sufficient magnitude to be called a battle. 4. Action; endeavor. [Obs.] And with his best affair Obeyed the pleasure of the Sun. --Chapman. 5. A material object (vaguely designated). A certain affair of fine red cloth much worn and faded. --Hawthorne.

Meaning of Affair from wikipedia

- An affair is a ****ual relationship, romantic friendship, or p****ionate attachment in which at least one of its parti****nts has a formal or informal commitment...
- The Dreyfus affair (French: l'affaire Dreyfus, pronounced [lafɛːʁ dʁɛfys]) was a political scandal that divided the French Third Republic from 1894 until...
- The Profumo **** affair was a major **** scandal in twentieth-century British politics. John Profumo, the Secretary of State for War in Harold Macmillan's...
- Private Affair, Private Affairs or variants thereof may refer to: A Private Affair (1993 film) (Italian: Una questione privata), a 1993 Italian film with...
- Look up affair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. The Affair may refer to: Affair, a ****ual relationship or a romantic friendship or p****ionate attachment...
- The Ibiza affair (German: Ibiza-Affäre), also known as Ibiza-gate, was a political scandal in Austria involving Heinz-Christian Strache, the former vice...
- An Affair (Korean: 정사; RR: Jeongsa) is a 1998 South Korean film. The quiet film about a woman who falls in love with her sister's fiancé was the seventh-highest-grossing...
- Family Affair is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 12, 1966, to March 4, 1971. The series explored the trials of well-to-do engineer...
- The Sokal affair, also called the Sokal hoax, was a demonstrative scholarly hoax performed by Alan Sokal, a physics professor at New York University and...
- The Haymarket affair, also known as the Haymarket m****acre, the Haymarket riot, the Haymarket Square riot, or the Haymarket Incident, was the aftermath...