weather eye


sensitivity and alertness to signs of change in the weather.
a steady and astute watchfulness, especially alertness to change.

Nearby words

  1. weather advisory,
  2. weather balloon,
  3. weather bomb,
  4. weather bureau,
  5. weather deck,
  6. weather gauge,
  7. weather house,
  8. weather joint,
  9. weather map,
  10. weather radar


    keep one's/a weather eye open, to be on one's guard; be watchful: He kept a weather eye open for new political developments.

Origin of weather eye

First recorded in 1830–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for weather eye

weather eye


the vision of a person trained to observe changes in the weather
informal an alert or observant gaze
keep one's weather eye open to stay on the alert
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