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weather vane

noun

Simple Definition of weather vane

  • : an object that is usually put on the top of a roof and that has an arrow that turns as the wind blows to show the direction of the wind

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of weather vane

  1. :  vane 1a


WEATHER VANE Defined for Kids

weather vane

noun

Definition of weather vane for Students

  1. :  a movable device usually attached to a roof to show which way the wind is blowing





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