- (of vehicles, glass, clothing, etc.) capable of resisting or absorbing the impact of a bullet.
- Informal. safe from failure; without errors or shortcomings and beyond criticism: a bulletproof system; a bulletproof budget.
- to make (something) bulletproof.
Origin of bulletproof
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Examples from the Web for bulletproof
Now, his new book “The Bulletproof Diet,” claims to offer a weight loss solution that lets you have your butter, and eat it too.Bulletproof Coffee and the Case for Butter as a Health Food
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Padre Goyo, with his clerical collar and his bulletproof vest, is an icon for those fighting drugs and corruption.Mexico’s Holy Warrior Against the Cartels
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They collected money for helmets, bulletproof vests, medication and even vehicles.Corruption Eats Away at Ukraine Military
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Those on official business must find their way to a small, bulletproof window out back, buzz for help, and wait.Ferguson’s Only Unsolved Murder
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I was willing to bet it was bulletproof and also that it belonged to the Major.The Knights of Arthur
The operation could be watched through a heavy pane of bulletproof glass.The Foreign Hand Tie
Gordon Randall Garrett
One of the suggestions that we made was that there be bulletproof glass in front of the President's lectern.
The top, sides, and underpart are all of bulletproof construction.
Third, use a specially armored car with bulletproof glass and have such cars readily available in locations frequently visited.
- not penetrable by bulletsbulletproof glass
- (tr) to make bulletproof
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