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[weth -er-proof] /ˈwɛð ərˌpruf/
able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather.
verb (used with object)
to make (something) weatherproof.
Origin of weatherproof
First recorded in 1610-20; weather + -proof
Related forms
weatherproofness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Historical Examples
  • weatherproof shelters had to be built as rapidly as possible.

    Space Prison Tom Godwin
  • One need say no more, except that they were, in the main, weatherproof.

    The One-Way Trail Ridgwell Cullum
  • Regular meals and weatherproof lodgings will not do this long.

    Lay Morals Robert Louis Stevenson
  • You'll have pens and weatherproof notebooks to copy it down in.

    The Old Die Rich Horace Leonard Gold
  • As he did so a scanning light went on in the weatherproof niche.

    The Mighty Dead William Campbell Gault
  • He dwelt in a two-story house so weatherproof that, for him, the tempest remained an external matter.

    When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry Charles Neville Buck
  • Even a new overcoat, though warm and weatherproof, afforded him little joy, being itself a sample of Mr. Quinn's frieze.

    Hyacinth George A. Birmingham
  • You have a weatherproof soul; and your common sense is as starched as your Sunday cap used to be!

    The Choice of Life

    Georgette Leblanc
  • Its houses are trim and weatherproof, the paint of doors and gates is clearly renewed often.

    Through East Anglia in a Motor Car

    J. E. (James Edmund) Vincent
  • He could fell trees without an axe, bake bread without an oven, build a weatherproof hut without bricks or mortar.

British Dictionary definitions for weatherproof


designed or able to withstand exposure to weather without deterioration
(transitive) to render (something) weatherproof
Derived Forms
weatherproofness, noun
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