wearisome, adj. 1. wearying, tiring, fatiguing; exhausting, back-breaking, difficult.
2. boring, tedious, monotonous, humdrum, repetitious, routine, unvaried; dull, flat, dead, bland, insip id, Sl. blah, Sl. ho-hum, Sl. nothing; uninteresting, uninspiring, unexciting, dry, dry-as-dust.
weary, adj. 1. tired, fatigued, worn-out, wearied, Sl. pooped, Inf. tuckered out, Inf. bushed; fagged, fagged out, played out, burned out, wiped out, spent; exhausted, Sl. dead, dead on one's feet, dead tired, Inf. dog-tired, all tired out; overtired, done in, all in, ready to drop, Sl. shot, Sl. beat; run-down, washed-out.
2. bored, world-weary, life-weary, jaded, hardened, inured; blasd, indifferent, uninterested, listless, lethargic, spiritless.
weasel, v. Often
weasel out get out of, Inf. worm out of, sneak out of, shuffle out of, Sl. sleaze out of; evade, get by or around, avoid, dodge, duck, fudge; hedge, fence, not commit oneself, equivocate, doubletalk, waffle, beat around the bush, skirt the issue, not give a straight answer, hem and haw, beg the question.
weasel-worded, adj. evasive, hedging, mealy-mouthed, noncommital, equivocal, ambiguous, vague; indirect, circuitous, roundabout, circumlocutory, periphrastic; misleading, deceiving, deceptive, tricky, full of small or fine print, catchy; subtle, oversubtle, sophistical, casuistic, casuistical; elusive, smooth, clever, slippery, shifty, dodgy.
weather, n. 1. atmospheric conditions, temperature, Inf temp, relative humidity, barometric pressure; climate, Literary, clime.
2. strong or heavy wind, windstorm, blow, gale, hurricane; storm, thunderstorm, rainstorm, snowstorm.
3. under the weather Informal,
a. ill, ailing, sick, Inf. nauseous, nauseated, sick to one's stomach, queasy,
b. crapulous, crapulent, Sl. hung-over.
4. dry, season, expose to the elements.
5. discolor, bleach; disintegrate, deteriorate, crumble, fall apart, rot or rot out, rust or rust out, Chem. oxidize.
6. bear up against, endure, stand, withstand, resist; surmount, rise above, overcome, get the better of; weather or ride out the storm, keep one's head above water, Inf. tough it out, Inf. hang in there; come through, pull through, survive, live through, make it back alive or in one piece, come back safe and sound; make it, come through with flying colors, land on one's feet.
weatherman, n. meteorologist, climatologist, weather prophet, forecaster or weather forecaster.
weather vane, n. 1. weathercock, cock, wind vane, vane.
2. barometer, indicator, pointer, indicant, predictor, forecaster; indication, sign, omen, augury, token; herald, forerunner, harbinger; hint, clue, idea.
weave, v. 1. interlace, intertwine, interwind, lace, twine, interweave, interwork, work in or together; intertwist, twist together, entwist, entwine, braid, plait, plat; interknit, knit together, join, combine, interlink, interlock, engage, fit together; merge, dovetail, mesh, splice.
2. make or make up, create, compose, form, design, fabricate, construct, build.
3. zigzag, crisscross, go in and out; move from side to side, sway.
web, n. 1. cobweb, spider's web, trap, snare, en-snarement, entrapment; mesh, net, network; interlacement, entwinement, intertwinement; lace, lattice, latticework, braiding.