weath·​er·​proof ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌprüf How to pronounce weatherproof (audio)
: able to withstand exposure to weather without damage or loss of function
weatherproof transitive verb
weatherproofness noun

Examples of weatherproof in a Sentence

The material is weatherproof and will not rot from moisture.
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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1620, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weatherproof was circa 1620

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“Weatherproof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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weath·​er·​proof ˌwet͟h-ər-ˈprüf How to pronounce weatherproof (audio)
: able to stand up under exposure to weather
weatherproof verb

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