weather permitting

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of weather permitting

: if the weather is good enough to allow it
  • The picnic will be held at the park, weather permitting.

Word by Word Definitions

weather play
  1. : the state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness

  2. : state or vicissitude of life or fortune

  3. : disagreeable atmospheric conditions: such as

  1. : to expose to the open air : subject to the action of the elements

  2. : to bear up against and come safely through

  3. : to undergo or endure the action of the elements

  1. : of or relating to the side facing the wind — compare lee

permit play permitting
  1. : to consent to expressly or formally

  2. : to give leave : authorize

  3. : to make possible

  1. : a written warrant or license granted by one having authority

  2. : permission

  1. : either of two pompanos (Trachinotus falcatus and T. goodei) that are important game fishes of temperate to tropical waters of the western Atlantic


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