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weathercock

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noun weath·er·cock \-ˌkäk\

Definition of weathercock

  1. 1 :  a vane often in the figure of a cock mounted so as to turn freely with the wind and show its direction

  2. 2 :  a person or thing that changes readily or often



Examples of weathercock in a sentence

  1. <when the winds suddenly shifted on social values, the weathercocks wasted no time in proclaiming their newfound passion for conservatism>



13th Century

First Known Use of weathercock

13th century



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