Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Very distant; remote.
  • adj. Abstracted; dreamy: a faraway look.

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  • adj. distant

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. far removed mentally
  • adj. very far away in space or time

Etymologies

far + away (Wiktionary)

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    January 7, 2007