bombproof

adjective
bomb·​proof | \ ˈbäm-ˌprüf How to pronounce bombproof (audio) \

Definition of bombproof

1 : safe from the force of bombs
2 : extremely sturdy or durable a bombproof parka a bombproof horse

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Examples of bombproof in a Sentence

the manufacturer's bombproof powerboats can take a lot of punishment
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First Known Use of bombproof

1702, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bombproof was in 1702

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“Bombproof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bombproof. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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bombproof

adjective
How to pronounce bombproof (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of bombproof

: strong enough to protect someone or something from the force of bombs

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