[ weth-uh-rahyz ]

verb (used with object),weath·er·ized, weath·er·iz·ing.
  1. to make (a house or other building) secure against cold or stormy weather, as by adding insulation, siding, and storm windows.

Origin of weatherize

First recorded in 1940–45; weather + -ize
  • Also especially British, weath·er·ise .

Other words from weatherize

  • weath·er·i·za·tion, noun

Words Nearby weatherize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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