faraway Definition

  • 1distant in space or time
  • 2dreamy and not paying attention to what is happening around you

Using faraway: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "faraway" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The faraway mountains were covered in snow.

  • Example

    She has a faraway look in her eyes.

  • Example

    The story takes place in a faraway land.

  • Example

    He was lost in his own faraway thoughts.

faraway Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for faraway

Antonyms for faraway

Phrases with faraway

  • places that are remote or distant, often with an exotic or romantic connotation


    She dreams of traveling to faraway places.

  • a dreamy or absent-minded expression


    She had a faraway look in her eyes as she gazed out the window.

  • a voice that sounds distant or faint


    I could hear a faraway voice calling my name, but I couldn't tell where it was coming from.


Summary: faraway in Brief

The term 'faraway' [ˌfɑːrəˈweɪ] refers to something that is distant in space or time, or someone who is dreamy and not paying attention. It can describe physical locations like 'The faraway mountains were covered in snow,' or mental states like 'He was lost in his own faraway thoughts.' The phrase 'faraway places' has a romantic or exotic connotation.