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weathercock

[ weth-er-kok ]
/ ˈwɛð ərˌkɒk /
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noun
a weather vane with the figure of a rooster on it.
(loosely) any weather vane.
a person who readily adopts the latest fads, opinions, etc.: The count is the weathercock of the jet set.
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Origin of weathercock

First recorded in 1250–1300, weathercock is from the Middle English word wedercoc.See weather, cock1
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British Dictionary definitions for weathercock

weathercock
/ (ˈwɛðəˌkɒk) /

noun
a weather vane in the form of a cock
a person who is fickle or changeable
verb
(intr) (of an aircraft) to turn or tend to turn into the wind
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