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

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.
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First Known Use of weatherproof

circa 1620, in the meaning defined above

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16 May 2022

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“Weatherproof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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