[ weth -er-ri-zis-tuh nt ]
/ ˈwɛð ər rɪˌzɪs tənt /
resisting the effects of severe weather, as rain or cold: weather-resistant cloth for topcoats.
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Origin of weather-resistant
First recorded in 1930–35
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