copper-bottomed

adjective

1
: having a copper coating on the bottom
a copper-bottomed pan
2
British, informal : deserving to be trusted
a copper-bottomed guarantee
: certain to succeed
The film is a copper-bottomed hit.

Examples of copper-bottomed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So investors built ever faster clipper ships, carrying ever greater amounts of sail, and with sleek, copper-bottomed hulls. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 20 Feb. 2024

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“Copper-bottomed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copper-bottomed. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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