fair-weather

[fair-weth-er] /ˈfɛərˌwɛð ər/
adjective
1.
used in or intended for fair weather only.
2.
weakening or failing in time of trouble:
"His fair-weather friends left him when he lost his money."
Origin
1730–40
Example Sentences for fair-weather
The first thing fair-weather cyclists do in the spring is to jump on their creaking rides and go for a spin.
It is a fair-weather model that works well only in times of prosperity.
They are yet to acknowledge and spell out the implications of the slump for their own fair-weather public-spending commitments.
British Dictionary definitions for fair-weather
fair-weather
 
adj
1.  suitable for use in fair weather only
2.  not reliable or present in situations of hardship or difficulty (esp in the phrase fair-weather friend)

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Slang related to fair-weather

fair-weather

adjective

Insincere and temporary : fair-weather fans


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