A friend who supports others only when it is easy and convenient to do so: “I thought Gene would always stick by me, but when I got into trouble, he turned out to be a fair-weather friend.”
She is a fair-weather friend, and shrinks with the most charming frankness from those on whom dark days have fallen.
As she said of herself a few years later, she was not a fair-weather friend.
She was not a fair-weather friend, and since Jennie was good enough to offer her a home she felt she ought to go at once.
Simeon is poor in friendshe only had one besides his wife, and that one is a fair-weather friend.
Could they drive a wedge between us by showing that we were a fair-weather friend whom any stress would alienate?
Could they drive a wedge between us by showing that we were a fair-weather friend whom any stress would alienate.
"Ask him what he wants," I cried, turning to our fair-weather friend, the cook.
I am assured, at least, that in you I have but a fair-weather friend, a poor lipserver.
Now all was well once more and Mrs. Ward, who had been no fair-weather friend to Italy, rejoiced with all her heart.
Since then, long experience had convinced him that this clumsy human bear was no fair-weather friend.