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Meaning of FAIR WEATHER

Pronunciation:  fehr 'wedhur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
 
 Synonyms: sunshine, temperateness
 
 See Also: atmospheric condition, weather, weather condition

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fair"-weath`er\, a.
1. Made or done in pleasant weather, or in circumstances
   involving but little exposure or sacrifice; as, a
   fair-weather voyage. --Pope.

2. Appearing only when times or circumstances are prosperous;
   as, a fair-weather friend.

{Fair-weather sailor}, a make-believe or inexperienced
   sailor; -- the nautical equivalent of {carpet knight}.

 
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