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 The shockproof and stable performance is aided by four solid rubber feet on the bottom. Tim Kohut, BGR, 23 June 2021 The helmet is shockproof and penetration-resistant and the goggles have an easily adjustable band. Chris Hachey, BGR, 26 May 2021 This shockproof case is great for reducing any potential impact that traveling may have on your device. Heather Roy,, 9 Apr. 2021 Waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof, this iPhone case promises to protect your phone in a number of ways. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, 26 Feb. 2021 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, 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, 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, 20 Aug. 2020 With a shockproof suspension system and four-wheel drive, this 1:12 monster truck can take on any terrain. Popular Science, 14 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of shockproof

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of shockproof was in 1911

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“Shockproof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of shockproof

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


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