weath·​er·​man | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌman How to pronounce weatherman (audio) \

Definition of weatherman

: a person who reports and forecasts the weather : meteorologist

Examples of weatherman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s a 1993 movie starring Bill Murray, who plays a weatherman who lives the same day over and over again. Shreyas Laddha,, 9 Jan. 2022 Willard Scott, the longtime weatherman for NBC's Today, died Saturday morning, Today's Al Roker confirmed. Tim O'donnell, The Week, 5 Sep. 2021 Ronald Stouffer, an affable meteorologist who’d originally intended to be a TV weatherman, joined Manabe’s group at Princeton in 1977. The New Yorker, 10 Dec. 2021 After a quick cameo by Jim Lauderdale as a TV weatherman, a teenager slips out of his house with the keys to the car and gathers his friends. Jon Freeman, Rolling Stone, 8 Dec. 2021 The indefatigable weatherman was on the scene in New Orleans this weekend as Category 4 storm Hurricane Ida bore down on the area 16 years after Hurricane Katrina tore a similar path through the state. Sara Netzley,, 30 Aug. 2021 The high temperature was 77 degrees and the humidity was a choking 7 per cent, weatherman A.W. Anderson said. San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Nov. 2021 The 67-year-old weatherman mimicked the singer's epic Halftime Show performance from Super Bowl LV, with masked backup dancers on tow. Dory Jackson,, 29 Oct. 2021 Scott thrived as a Washington personality, doing product pitches, popping up at ribbon-cutting ceremonies and appearing as a fill-in weatherman on WRC-TV in 1967, when the incumbent suddenly walked off the job., 4 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of weatherman

1859, in the meaning defined above

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14 Jan 2022

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“Weatherman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of weatherman

: a man who reports and forecasts the weather


weath·​er·​man | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌman How to pronounce weatherman (audio) \
plural weathermen\ -​ˌmen \

Kids Definition of weatherman

: a person who reports and forecasts the weather : meteorologist

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