Meaning of AFAIR

What Does AFAIR Mean?

AFAIR means "As Far As I Remember". The abbreviation AFAIR is a common caveat used to indicate that the accuracy of a statement is dependent on the accuracy a memory.

Of note, AFAIR is sometimes expanded to "As Far As I Recall".
Summary of Key Points

Definition for AFAIR

AFAIR means "As Far As I Remember". This is the most common definition for AFAIR on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about AFAIR:

AFAIR
Definition:As Far As I Remember
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write AFAIR, I mean this:

meaning of AFAIR
AFAIR declares that a statement's truth is reliant on an accurate memory.
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Examples of AFAIR in Sentences

Here are examples of AFAIR being used in conversations:
  • Simon: If I ever need a heart transplant, I'd want my ex's. AFAIR, it's never been used.
  • Terry: Did Joe put beetroot in the salad?
  • Chris: AFAIR, yes.

An Academic Look at AFAIR

AFAIR can be classified as an adverb of condition with a meaning similar to "if I remember correctly".

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "As Far As I Remember" instead of AFAIR.

A Text with AFAIR

Using AFAIR on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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See Also

IIRC (if I remember correctly) RMR (remember) ISTR (I seem to recall) ITYF (I think you'll find) LMT (let me think) ICR (I can't remember) IMSMR (if memory serves me right) STM (short term memory) STML (short term memory loss)