weathercaster

noun
weath·​er·​cast·​er | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌka-stər How to pronounce weathercaster (audio) \

Definition of weathercaster

: a weather forecaster especially on radio or television

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That was not the case with the $4 million the National Science Foundation spent to back Climate Central’s program for weathercasters, the inspector general concluded. James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, "GOP senators wanted to stop climate change training for weathercasters. It backfired," 24 July 2019 Even West Coast weathercasters on TV wore tight, low-cut dresses that showed cleavage and slim legs. Monica Corcoran Harel, Marie Claire, "Scale and the City," 24 Sep. 2013 Female weathercasters are underrepresented in the nation’s 210 TV markets. Michael Boren, Philly.com, "This Pa. meteorologist wants people to stop calling her a 'weather girl'," 21 Dec. 2017 Politicians, police, weathercasters — all tried to find the words to communicate urgency without going over the line to hysteria. Marc Fisher, Washington Post, "As Irma approaches, fear is in the water, spreading with new and viral efficiency," 9 Sep. 2017 Will this passion will appeal to the next news director looking for a weathercaster? Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "The spirited ‘Price Is Right’ Plinko champ is an aspiring TV weatherman," 31 May 2017 An Indiana native, Letterman graduated from Ball State University and got his start in local television as a weathercaster. Ben Nuckols, chicagotribune.com, "David Letterman to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor," 16 May 2017

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First Known Use of weathercaster

1607, in the meaning defined above

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