weath·​er·​proof | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌprüf How to pronounce weatherproof (audio) \

Definition of weatherproof

: able to withstand exposure to weather without damage or loss of function

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Other Words from weatherproof

weatherproof transitive verb
weatherproofness noun

Examples of weatherproof in a Sentence

The material is weatherproof and will not rot from moisture.
Recent Examples on the Web There's a K2 Sport bar that has a weatherproof Kicker System and LED lights mounted to it. Mihir Maddireddy, Car and Driver, "GMC, in a Winter Tradition, Puts Snow Tracks on a Sierra HD Pickup," 7 Feb. 2020 The result is the toughest, most weatherproof Super Black Eagle 3 yet, with all of its steel exterior parts and surfaces protected. Phil Bourjaily, Field & Stream, "Best New Shotguns of the 2020 SHOT Show," 22 Jan. 2020 Grab this oversized doormat with water and a weatherproof PVC surface to prevent messes from tracking inside, especially if things get rough in snowy winters. Popular Science, "Durable doormats that trap dirt and mud," 10 Jan. 2020 The result is weatherproof apparel that keeps you warm and dry, and also allows you to remain afloat should the ice give way underfoot. Field & Stream, "10 High-Tech Tools to Change the Way You Ice Fish," 18 Dec. 2019 These true wireless earbuds come with a battery life of 100 hours via the included charging case, as well as eight hours of continuous playtime, advanced Bluetooth 5.0 technology, and a weatherproof exterior. NBC News, "Save 70 percent on these active noise cancellation wireless earbuds," 13 Dec. 2019 At least one firm, Oregon Hunt-Tag, is selling a weatherproof kit to help electronic hunters comply with the new rules for tagging an animal. oregonlive, "Bill Monroe: As Oregon’s major deer and elk seasons approach, hunters face a few more challenges with electronic tagging," 20 Sep. 2019 The tent-like structures are weatherproof and climate-controlled, the press release states. Chelsea Curtis, azcentral, "Border Patrol officials unveil new Yuma facility designed to hold more migrants," 28 June 2019 SunbriteTV is here to make outdoor viewing parties your new reality with a range of televisions that aren't just outdoor-friendly, but specifically weatherproof and anti-glare, too. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "You Can Now Watch Netflix Outside With This Weatherproof, Anti-Glare Outdoor TV," 4 June 2019

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First Known Use of weatherproof

circa 1620, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weatherproof was circa 1620

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23 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Weatherproof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of weatherproof

: not able to be changed or damaged by the effects of the sun, wind, rain, etc.
: able to protect someone or something from the effects of the sun, wind, rain, etc.

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