fair-weather

adjective fair-weath·er \ ˈfer-ˌwe-t͟hər \

Definition of fair-weather

1 : loyal only during a time of success
  • a fair-weather friend
2 : suitable for or done during fair weather
  • a fair-weather sail

First Known Use of fair-weather

1653


FAIR-WEATHER Defined for English Language Learners

fair-weather

adjective

Definition of fair-weather for English Language Learners

  • : loyal or helpful only during times of success and happiness


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