Weather words we no longer use

Don't you just love "bows of promise"?

Stars Insider

09/12/22 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE Vocabulary

There's no denying it: people love to talk about the weather. Whether it's small talk with a stranger or chitchatting with a co-worker, comments about the weather pop up all the time. And with all of this weather talk, a number of related words have appeared, predominantly in British English. But it's not all about rain! From hot weather to freezing temperatures, you'd be surprised by the richness of weather-related words, such as "hunch-weather" and "mares's tails."

And even if they're no longer in use, you might consider introducing them into your vocabulary. Curious? Check them out!

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