rainproof

adjective
rain·​proof | \ ˈrān-ˌprüf How to pronounce rainproof (audio) \

Definition of rainproof

: impervious to rain

Examples of rainproof in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The formula is rainproof for two hours upon drying. Chris Hachey, BGR, 23 June 2021 This rainproof jacket is the perfect layer for milder winter days. Lauren Caruso, CNN Underscored, 10 Mar. 2021 For warm days, the lightest rainproof jacket that keeps rain out, wicks moisture away from your torso and arms and is breathable is your very best bet. The Editors, Field & Stream, 17 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of rainproof

1668, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rainproof was in 1668

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“Rainproof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rainproof. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for rainproof

rainproof

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of rainproof

: able to keep rain out : not allowing rain to come through

rainproof

adjective
rain·​proof | \ ˈrān-ˈprüf How to pronounce rainproof (audio) \

Kids Definition of rainproof

: not letting in rain

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