weath·​er·​man ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌman How to pronounce weatherman (audio)
: a person who reports and forecasts the weather : meteorologist

Examples of weatherman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The original team included anchors Carlos Amezcua and Barbara Beck, weatherman Mark Kriski, traffic reporter Jennifer York and reporter Eric Spillman. Greg Braxton, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2024 The longtime Today show weatherman and 3rd Hour of Today co-host was absent from both of the NBC morning show's broadcasts on Monday, May 6, his colleague Dylan Dreyer stepping in for him in the former. Dave Quinn, Peoplemag, 6 May 2024 Al Roker took a break from his weatherman duties on Thursday night to try on another job: Broadway star. Dave Quinn, Peoplemag, 29 Mar. 2024 Al Roker, America’s favorite weatherman, did not show up to work this week. The Enquirer, 12 Mar. 2024 The Today show weatherman became a grandfather in July 2023, when his daughter Courtney Roker and her husband Wesley Laga welcomed their baby girl, Sky Clara. Zoey Lyttle, Peoplemag, 23 Nov. 2023 What appears to be a bouncy, silly romp about a slightly surreal situation (Murray plays Phil, a weatherman reliving the same day over and over) is, at its core, actually quite deep. Debby Wolfinsohn,, 4 Feb. 2024 Guthrie also shared a video of Charley climbing underneath the desk while Kotb and Today weatherman Al Roker looked on in amusement. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 27 Dec. 2023 But to avoid incessant jokes about Bill Murray’s weatherman character ahead of Feb. 2, congressional leadership will need to finish the process and get spending measures to the president’s desk. Tribune News Service, Hartford Courant, 14 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weatherman was in 1859

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“Weatherman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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weath·​er·​man ˈwet͟h-ər-ˌman How to pronounce weatherman (audio)
: a person who reports and forecasts the weather : meteorologist

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