Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An ability to recognize quickly signs of changes in the weather.
  • idiom a To keep watch; stay alert.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An ability to predict short-term weather.
  • n. An ability to detect undercurrents and subtleties in a situation.
  • n. A device for monitoring the weather.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. vigilant attentiveness

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Examples

  • Brew staying behind to help support Yosh and keep a weather eye on the parking lot.

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  • Sheriff Prestcote kept a weather eye on changes there, but did not interfere with what reinforced order rather than challenging it, and the border manors had been allowed to enlarge and improve their fields, provided they kept the peace there with a firm enough hand.

    The Devil's Novice

  • Keeping a weather eye for anoraks, I tentatively pushed open the door to the first of these rooms and found myself in a handsome library in Wedgwood blue with fitted mahogany bookcases and glass doors.

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