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, "Scientists Find Possible Signs of Life on Venus, New Discovery Shows," 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, "No rain, slow gains In the dry season, Nigeria’s army puts Boko Haram on the back foot," 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, "Column: In shocking reversal, Big Business puts the shareholder value myth in the grave," 19 Aug. 2019 Billy Galvin is a pol’s pol, old-school with a weather eye for electoral shenanigans. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "Trump's Latest Voter Suppression Plan Smells Dictatorial," 12 Mar. 2018 Keep a weather eye out for Jones’s sneakily beautiful passages. Katie Ward Beim-esche, The Christian Science Monitor, "'Murder, Magic, and What We Wore' is the Diet Sprite of Regency romps," 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 20 Oct. 2020.

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