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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The last two months have been anything but ordinary for the beloved Today show weatherman and his family. Kc Baker, Peoplemag, 11 Jan. 2023 Bob Thomas, a pilot, former weatherman and assistant professor of aeronautical science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, said there are many different types of turbulence. Hannah Sampson, Anchorage Daily News, 20 Dec. 2022 Campbell plays Michael’s business partner and friend Suzanne; Brooks will play Michael’s celebrity weatherman friend Billy; Ashmanskas will play Michael’s art dealer friend Stanley; Harden will guest star as Upper East Side divorcée Claire; and Watkins will guest star as Michael’s husband Colin. Selome Hailu, Variety, 25 Oct. 2021 Today weatherman, who has been hospitalized twice in recent weeks due to blood clot complications, announced that he had been discharged on Thursday by sharing a collection of photos that featured him smiling alongside his wife, Deborah Roberts, and daughter, Leila Roker on Instagram. Emlyn Travis,, 9 Dec. 2022 In a sense, Winkley’s always been a weatherman. Dan Schwartz, The Atlantic, 22 Feb. 2022 How became a Navy weatherman. Chris Kenning, The Courier-Journal, 11 Sep. 2021 Perry is not your typical Earth weatherman, either. Corey S. Powell, Discover Magazine, 30 June 2020 On Friday, the 68-year-old weatherman returned to the popular NBC morning news program for his first in-studio appearance in two months — a milestone that was met with applause, laughter and even a cry or two. Dave Quinn, Peoplemag, 6 Jan. 2023 See More

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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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Cite this Entry

“Weatherman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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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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