shat·​ter·​proof ˈsha-tər-ˌprüf How to pronounce shatterproof (audio)
: proof against shattering

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This large, shatterproof acrylic bucket will keep all of your Champagne cool so that the party never stops because of lukewarm drinks. Kate Mcgregor, ELLE Decor, 12 Dec. 2022 Just grab some colorful shatterproof ornaments and attach them to some colorful straws. Katie Bourque, Good Housekeeping, 5 Dec. 2022 The enamelware is reusable, shatterproof, lightweight and oven-safe up to 550°F. Jamie Kim, Good Housekeeping, 11 Oct. 2022 Made of commercial grade plastic, this shatterproof ornament is great for homes with kids and pets running around. Ni'kesia Pannell, Woman's Day, 2 Nov. 2022 These polycarbonate sunglasses are stylish enough for everyday wear but are virtually shatterproof and scratch-proof. Casey Clark, Peoplemag, 26 Aug. 2022 The solar string lights are meant to be durable with their shatterproof material and Brightech's WeatherTite technology. Brittany Vanderbill, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Sep. 2022 The mirrors are made from shatterproof glass and come with several social emotional learning activities. Jamie Spain, Good Housekeeping, 19 Sep. 2022 It's also made of a buoyant, shatterproof material that can float in the water. Kylee Mcguigan, Popular Mechanics, 6 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shatterproof was in 1930

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“Shatterproof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition


shat·​ter·​proof ˌshat-ər-ˈprüf How to pronounce shatterproof (audio)
: made so as not to shatter
shatterproof glass
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