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 Be sure to invest in a pair of weatherproof heated gloves like this option from Snow Deer. Rebecca Carhart, Travel + Leisure, "11 Top-rated Pairs of Heated Gloves to Wear This Winter," 24 Feb. 2021 There are three basic components of winter dressing: a moisture-wicking base layer, a warm middle layer and a weatherproof outer layer. Jen Rose Smith, CNN, "There is (almost) no such thing as bad weather: How to dress warmly for winter fun," 13 Nov. 2020 That's where the third component of layering comes in: a weatherproof coat that will keep out the elements, so your inner insulation stays dry and warm. Jen Rose Smith, CNN, "There is (almost) no such thing as bad weather: How to dress warmly for winter fun," 13 Nov. 2020 Noise-canceling models with long battery life or multiple connectivity options are ideal for work and professional situations, while over-ear and weatherproof designs are better suited for visits to the gym and sprints around the block. Popular Science, "Best wireless earbuds: Five things to consider," 30 Oct. 2020 Each one is made of thick, weatherproof steel that has been smoothed to prevent tampering and has an access door sealed by a high-security padlock. Rebecca Tan, Washington Post, "Hundreds of ballot drop boxes are coming to the D.C. region. Here’s what to expect.," 11 Sep. 2020 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

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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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“Weatherproof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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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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