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waterproof

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of waterproof

  1. made of or treated with material that does not allow water to penetrate <luckily, my backpack is waterproof, so my clothes didn't get wet> Synonyms leakproof, waterproofed Related Words rainproof; water-repellent, water-resistant; staunch (also stanch), watertight; nonabsorbent, nonporous; weatherproof Near Antonyms absorbent, porous; leaky




waterproof

noun, chiefly British

Synonyms and Antonyms of waterproof

  1. a coat made of water-resistant material <remember your waterproof if you're walking around London in the winter> Synonyms mac (or mack) [British], mackintosh (also macintosh) [chiefly British], oilskin, slicker, raincoat [chiefly British]Related Words rain gear, rainwear; poncho, sou'wester, trench, trench coat





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