: designed to be proof against holes worn in by ordinary use
holeproof stockings
: having no flaws or weak points
the evidence against the prisoner was holeproof
: designed to prevent evasion or subversion
used of a law, statute, provision, or system
asked them to formulate laws that were holeproof and would stop graft and corruption in the city

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“Holeproof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holeproof. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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