Definition of fair-weather in English:

fair-weather

adjective

  • 1Having or characterized by calm or good weather; relating to or produced by such conditions.

  • 2Fit or suitable only for calm or good weather.

  • 3Dependable only when conditions or circumstances are favourable; unreliable in times of difficulty.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Hugh Broughton (1549–1612), divine and Hebraist. From fair + weather.

Pronunciation

fair-weather

/ˈfɛːwɛðə/