holeproof

adjective

Definition of holeproof

1 a : designed to be proof against holes worn in by ordinary use
  • holeproof stockings
b : having no flaws or weak points
  • the evidence against the prisoner was holeproof
2 : 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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