Fair+weather

  • 1 Fair-weather — Fair weath er, a. 1. Made or done in pleasant weather, or in circumstances involving but little exposure or sacrifice; as, a fair weather voyage. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Appearing only when times or circumstances are prosperous; as, a fair… …

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  • 2 fair-weather — [fer′weth′ər] adj. 1. suitable only for fair weather 2. helpful, dependable, etc. only in agreeable, easy circumstances [fair weather friends] …

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  • 3 fair-weather — /fair wedh euhr/, adj. 1. used in or intended for fair weather only. 2. weakening or failing in time of trouble: His fair weather friends left him when he lost his money. [1730 40] * * * …

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  • 4 fair-weather — fair′ weath er adj. 1) used in or intended for fair weather only 2) weakening or failing in time of trouble: His fair weather friends left him when he lost his job[/ex] • Etymology: 1730–40 …

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  • 5 fair-weather — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: fair weather 1. : suitable for, done during, or made in fair weather a fair weather sail 2. : active, effective, suitable or loyal only during a time of prosperity or when no danger or hardship is involved …

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  • 6 Fair Weather — Infobox musical artist Name = Fair Weather Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = England Genre = Hard rock, pop Years active = 1970 1971 Label = RCA Records Associated acts = Amen Corner URL = Members = Past… …

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  • 7 Fair Weather — Andy Fairweather Low Chartplatzierungen Erklärung der Daten Singles Natural Sinner (Fair Weather) UK: 6 – 18.07.1970 12 Wo. Reggae Tune UK: 10 21.09.1974 8 Wo. Wide Eyed and Legless US: 6 …

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  • 8 fair-weather — adjective Date: 1736 1. loyal only during a time of success < a fair weather friend > 2. suitable for or done during fair weather < a fair weather sail > …

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  • 9 fair-weather — mod. temporary; insincere. (From fair weather sailor.) □ I need something more than a fair weather friend to help me through all this. □ Well, I see you are just a fair weather golfer like me …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 10 fair-weather — ADJ: ADJ n (disapproval) You use fair weather to refer to someone who offers help to someone, or who takes part in a particular activity, only when it is easy or pleasant for them to do so. The Queen has told Canadians she s not just a fair… …

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  • 11 fair-weather — adjective a) Suitable for use only during fair weather b) Dependable only in the absence of trouble …

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  • 12 fair-weather — adj. Fair weather is used with these nouns: ↑friend …

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  • 13 fair weather — Synonyms and related words: Saturnia regna, Saturnian age, age of Aquarius, bright side, brightness, broiling sun, calm weather, canicular days, cheerfulness, climate, clime, cold weather, dog days, era of prosperity, forces of nature, golden age …

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  • 14 fair weather — noun moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities • Syn: ↑sunshine, ↑temperateness • Derivationally related forms: ↑temperate (for: ↑temperateness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 15 fair weather — pleasant weather …

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  • 16 Fair weather condition — concerns the electric field and the electric current in the air as well as the conductivity of the atmosphere. [ [http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headlines/essd15jun99 1.htm Soaking in atmospheric electricity] ] It is the electromagnetic mode or… …

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  • 17 Fair-weather sailor — Fair weather Fair weath er, a. 1. Made or done in pleasant weather, or in circumstances involving but little exposure or sacrifice; as, a fair weather voyage. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Appearing only when times or circumstances are prosperous; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 fair-weather friend — {n.} A person who is a friend only when you are successful. * /Everyone knows that John s only a fair weather friend./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 19 fair-weather friend — {n.} A person who is a friend only when you are successful. * /Everyone knows that John s only a fair weather friend./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20 Fair Weather Friends — Album par Daedelus Sortie 8 aout 2007 Durée 18:16 Genre Electronique Label Ninja Tune ZEN12201 …

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