weather eye

noun

Definition of weather eye

1 : an eye quick to observe coming changes in the weather
2 : constant and shrewd watchfulness and alertness

Examples of weather eye in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But keep a weather eye on Venus anyway — the truth might just be out there. Stefanie Waldek, Travel + Leisure, 14 Sep. 2020 But some Nigerian soldiers, casting a weather eye at the horizon, are less confident that the army can keep up its advance in the months ahead. The Economist, 4 June 2020 Maximizing shareholder wealth meant running companies with a weather eye on the stock price, maximizing dividends and buying in shares. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 19 Aug. 2019 Billy Galvin is a pol’s pol, old-school with a weather eye for electoral shenanigans. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, 12 Mar. 2018 Keep a weather eye out for Jones’s sneakily beautiful passages. Katie Ward Beim-esche, The Christian Science Monitor, 3 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of weather eye

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Weather eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weather%20eye. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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