weathercock

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weathercock (plural weathercocks)

  1. A weather vane, sometimes in the form of a cockerel.
  2. (figuratively) One who veers with every change of current opinion; a fickle, inconstant person.

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weathercock (third-person singular simple present weathercocks, present participle weathercocking, simple past and past participle weathercocked)

  1. (intransitive, of a boat) To turn upwind because of the difference in water pressure on two sides.