veto-proof

adjective

ve·​to-proof ˈvē-(ˌ)tō-ˌprüf How to pronounce veto-proof (audio)
: having enough potential votes to be enacted over a veto or to override vetoes consistently
a veto-proof bill

Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of veto-proof was in 1972

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Cite this Entry

“Veto-proof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veto-proof. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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