weather cock

weathercock

[weth-er-kok]
noun
1.
a weather vane with the figure of a rooster on it.
2.
(loosely) any weather vane.
3.
a person who readily adopts the latest fads, opinions, etc.: The count is the weathercock of the jet set.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English wedercoc. See weather, cock1

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weathercock (ˈwɛðəˌkɒk)
 
n
1.  a weather vane in the form of a cock
2.  a person who is fickle or changeable
 
vb
3.  (intr) (of an aircraft) to turn or tend to turn into the wind

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