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

Definition of weathercaster

: a weather forecaster especially on radio or television

Examples of weathercaster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Capo started the novel in 2002 because he was fascinated by weather, having been a substitute weathercaster at WWL-TV and then taken courses in meteorology. John Pope,, 7 Dec. 2020 The program started with 197 weathercasters in 2014 and jumped to 644 last year. James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, 24 July 2019 While Friday night in Portland felt a bit more like spring than winter — one local weathercaster even ventured out in a sweater and flip-flops — rest assured that the weekend will feel a lot more like typical January weather in the metro area. oregonlive, 4 Jan. 2020 Local weathercasters cover more news shows than ever, while monitoring the local weather to make the best possible forecasts. Bryan Norcross,, 30 Sep. 2019 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, 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, 24 Sep. 2013 Female weathercasters are underrepresented in the nation’s 210 TV markets. Michael Boren,, 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, 9 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of weathercaster

1607, in the meaning defined above

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“Weathercaster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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