weather eye


noun

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

Idioms

    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
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weather eye


noun

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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