Definitions for fair-weather

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fair′-weath`er(adj.)

  1. used in or intended for fair weather only.

  2. weakening or failing in time of trouble:

    His fair-weather friends left him when he lost his job.

Origin of fair-weather:

1730–40

Fair•weath•erˈfɛərˌwɛð ər(n.)

  1. Mount, a mountain in SE Alaska. 15,292 ft. (4660 m).

    Category: Geography (places)

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

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