What does fair-weather mean?

Definitions for fair-weather

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


  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


  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. Faiza:

    A fair weather friend always leave you in a lurch.

  2. Charles De Gaulle:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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