fair-weather definition

  • adjective:
    • ideal or utilized only during fair weather: fair-weather walking equipment.
    • Suitable or utilized just during fair-weather: fair-weather walking equipment.
    • provide and dependable just in good times: fair-weather pals.
    • Present and dependable only in happy times: fair-weather pals.
    • Suitable for use only during fair-weather
    • Suitable for only use during fair-weather
    • Reliable only inside absence of trouble.
    • Reliable just when you look at the absence of difficulty.
    • Made or carried out in pleasant weather, or in circumstances concerning but small visibility or sacrifice.
    • Appearing only if times or situations are prosperous.
    • Made or carried out in pleasant weather, or in situations involving but little exposure or sacrifice.
    • Appearing only when times or circumstances tend to be successful.
    • appropriate or used just during fair-weather: fair-weather walking equipment.
    • provide and dependable only in good times: fair-weather friends.
    • appropriate use only during fair weather
    • Dependable just within the absence of trouble.
    • Made or done in pleasant weather, or perhaps in conditions concerning but small visibility or sacrifice.
    • showing up only once times or conditions are successful.
  • others:
    • current or carried out in or fitted just for pleasant climate; for this reason, figuratively, showing up in or worthy of just favorable circumstances; unable of withstanding or outliving resistance or adversity: because, a fair-weather voyage; fair-weather buddies or Christians; fair-weather kindness.
    • current or done in or fitted for only pleasant weather; thus, figuratively, appearing in or suitable for only positive situations; unable of withstanding or outliving opposition or adversity: as, a fair-weather voyage; fair-weather friends or Christians; fair-weather kindness.
    • Existing or carried out in or fitted just for pleasant weather; for this reason, figuratively, appearing in or suitable for just positive conditions; not capable of withstanding or outliving resistance or adversity: because, a fair-weather voyage; fair-weather buddies or Christians; fair-weather kindness.

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