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weathercocks

noun
plural of weathercock

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a person who dexterously and expediently changes or adopts opinions
  • when the winds suddenly shifted on social values, the weathercocks wasted no time in proclaiming their newfound passion for conservatism

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“Weathercocks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/weathercocks. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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