weath·​er·​man | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌman \

Definition of weatherman

: a person who reports and forecasts the weather : meteorologist

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After Harvard, Hough received a master’s degree from Georgia Tech and hoped to become a TV weatherman. Courtland Milloy, Washington Post, "A love of music led one woman to a lifetime of teaching, and a lifeline for some boys at risk," 26 June 2018 The weatherman retired in 2017 after spending 42 years at Fox 10 (KSAZ), a record-breaking run that seems unlikely to be shattered any time soon. Randy Cordova, azcentral, "Former Fox 10 weatherman Dave Munsey back in spotlight with autobiography," 12 June 2018 The celebrity auctioneer for the evening gala was KNBC weatherman Fritz Coleman. Carol Cormaci,, "La Cañada History: Man suffers serious burns after fire breaks out at his Gould Avenue home," 4 June 2018 Mars is colonized, urbanized and even weatherized as zany Nathan Bright works as the planet's favorite and most visible weatherman. Will Nevin,, "TBT #40: New Nancy Drew, sci-fi and more coming in comics," 13 June 2018 Often wearing a camera and a smile, music aficionado and weatherman Danny Grau is a scoring machine. Marleen Van Den Neste, The Aegis, "Harford Highlighters hoop team heading to Seattle for USA Games," 11 June 2018 Matt Stone, Louisville Courier Journal ELMONT, N.Y. — Bob Baffert received a text Wednesday from his go-to weatherman. Fletcher Page, The Courier-Journal, "A Belmont Stakes forecast in Justify's favor — when it rains, he soars," 7 June 2018 Terry, 60 at the time and a former Las Vegas weatherman and casino surveillance expert, was chosen to play and eventually made it to the Showcase, the show’s final pricing game. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, "How one San Antonio man’s obsession with ‘The Price is Right’ almost destroyed the show," 8 June 2018 That made him not only the city's first TV full-time weatherman but one of the first in the nation. Mike Scott,, "For 50 years, he was the most trusted man in New Orleans," 1 June 2018

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1859, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of weatherman

: a man who reports and forecasts the weather


weath·​er·​man | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌman \
plural weathermen\ -​ˌmen \

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: a person who reports and forecasts the weather

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