Fairweather

[ fair-weth-er ]
/ ˈfɛərˌwɛð ər /

noun

Mount, a mountain in SE Alaska. 15,292 feet (4660 meters).

Definition for fairweather (2 of 2)

fair-weather

[ fair-weth-er ]
/ ˈfɛərˌwɛð ər /

adjective

used in or intended for fair weather only.
weakening or failing in time of trouble: His fair-weather friends left him when he lost his money.

Origin of fair-weather

First recorded in 1730–40
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British Dictionary definitions for fairweather (1 of 2)

Fairweather

/ (ˈfɛəˌwɛðə) /

noun

Mount Fairweather a mountain in W North America, on the border between Alaska and British Columbia. Height: 4663 m (15 300 ft)

British Dictionary definitions for fairweather (2 of 2)

fair-weather

adjective

suitable for use in fair weather only
not reliable or present in situations of hardship or difficulty (esp in the phrase fair-weather friend)

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