What does fair-weather mean?

Definitions for fair-weather

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fair-weather.

Wiktionary

  1. fair-weather(Adjective)

    Suitable for use only during fair weather

  2. fair-weather(Adjective)

    Dependable only in the absence of trouble.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fair-weather(adj)

    made or done in pleasant weather, or in circumstances involving but little exposure or sacrifice; as, a fair-weather voyage

  2. Fair-weather(adj)

    appearing only when times or circumstances are prosperous; as, a fair-weather friend

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair-weather in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair-weather in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles De Gaulle:

    Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.

  2. Robert Frost:

    A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.

  3. Nicholas Crafts:

    The architecture of the euro zone doesn't make it easy to provide the radical policy solutions that depression requires, i can't see supply side reforms delivering enough in the short term to help. That means the ECB, a fair weather central bank, is going to be tested in a storm.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Only during the challenging phases in life, we realize the subtle difference between an acqaintance, a fair-weather friend, and a true friend. An acquaintance is around you merely to enjoy your company; a fair-weather friend flatters when all is well; but a true friend has always your best interests at heart, and the guts to tell you honestly and frankly what you must hear, whether you like it or not.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    There is a subtle difference between an acqaintance, a faie-weather friend, and a tru friend. An acquaintance is around you merely to enjoy your company, a fair-weather friend flatters when all is well, but a true friend has your best interests at heart and the strong guts to tell you what you must hear, whether you like it or not. If you're lucky and smart, you will recognize and appreciate your true friend, and will be able to keep safe distance from fair-weather friends and acquaintances.

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