shock·​proof | \ ˈshäk-ˌprüf How to pronounce shockproof (audio) \

Definition of shockproof

1 : incapable of being shocked
2a : resistant to damage by shock
b : unlikely to cause shock : protectively insulated a shockproof switch

Examples of shockproof in a Sentence

The watch is supposed to be waterproof and shockproof.
Recent Examples on the Web Available in five colors: Red, Pink, Light Blue, Green and Grey, each unit is soft, shockproof and is designed to entertain and tech without screens, sharp corners and edges or overly complex controls. NBC News, "New & Notable: Best new products from Olay, Sephora and more," 5 Oct. 2020 Firearms cases come in many styles, ranging from soft-fabric duffel-style products to waterproof and shockproof hard-sided cases that will take whatever punishment Mother Nature or the baggage handlers dish out. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Three Things to Consider Before Buying a Rifle Case," 15 Sep. 2020 They're only made for the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Max, but will keep those phones plenty secure thanks to a shockproof TPU shell. Madison Flager, Condé Nast Traveler, "Rimowa’s Latest Colors Make Us Want to Shop for Luggage Again," 20 Aug. 2020 With a shockproof suspension system and four-wheel drive, this 1:12 monster truck can take on any terrain. Popular Science, "15 activities and toys that will keep your kids entertained at home," 14 Aug. 2020 Made from shockproof materials, this RC two-wheeler allows your kids to master some amazing stunts. Popular Science, "15 activities and toys that will keep your kids entertained at home," 14 Aug. 2020 This little beast is waterproof, shockproof, crush proof, freeze proof, and anti-fog. Outdoor Life, "Best waterproof cameras," 30 July 2020 The Fintie Kiddie Series is made of tough EVA foam (the same stuff found in sneaker soles), making it shockproof and lightweight. Juliet Izon, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Items That Make Flying Alone With Kids Less Stressful," 10 Mar. 2020 Still, in this age of tiny, shockproof microchips, the idea of a putting a guidance system on what amounts to a big bullet isn't crazy. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "U.S. Navy Wants Smart Guided Cannon Rounds to Fend Off Iran's Boat Swarms," 20 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of shockproof

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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20 Oct 2020

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“Shockproof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of shockproof

: not damaged if dropped, hit, etc. : resistant to shock

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