Also, weathercoating. a weatherproof coating, applied especially to the exterior of a building.
Chiefly British. a waterproof coat for wear in bad weather.
noun 1. a weather vane with the figure of a rooster on it. 2. (loosely) any weather vane. 3. a person who readily adopts the latest fads, opinions, etc.: The count is the weathercock of the jet set. noun 1. a weather vane in the form of a cock 2. a person who is fickle […]
noun 1. (on a ship) the uppermost continuous deck exposed to the weather.
adjective 1. seasoned or otherwise affected by exposure to the weather. 2. (of wood) artificially treated to seem discolored or stained by the action of air, rain, etc. 3. (of rocks) worn, disintegrated, or changed in color or composition by weathering. 4. Architecture. made sloping or inclined, as a window sill, to prevent the lodgment […]
noun 1. sensitivity and alertness to signs of change in the weather. 2. a steady and astute watchfulness, especially alertness to change. Idioms 3. keep one’s / a weather eye open, to be on one’s guard; be watchful: He kept a weather eye open for new political developments. noun 1. the vision of a person […]
noun, plural (especially collectively) weatherfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) weatherfishes. 1. any of several loaches of the genus Misgurnus, especially the European M. fossilis, which shows increased activity in response to changes in barometric pressure.