- sensitivity and alertness to signs of change in the weather.
- a steady and astute watchfulness, especially alertness to change.
- 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
Related Words for weather eyehawkeye
Examples from the Web for weather eye
Historical Examples of weather eye
"Keep your weather-eye open," be on your guard; look out for squalls.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
“Not while I keep my weather-eye open,” observed the doctor.The Young Llanero
Dickie Lang cast a weather-eye to seaward and shook her head.El Diablo
But, busy as the time is, the skipper has his weather-eye open for the signs.Pike & Cutlass
I never knew any master keep his weather-eye lifting as this female do.The Last Entry
William Clark Russell
- 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