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burglarproof

[ bur-gler-proof ]
/ ˈbɜr glərˌpruf /
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adjective
safeguarded or secure against burglary.
verb (used with object)
to make burglarproof: to burglarproof one's home.
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Origin of burglarproof

First recorded in 1855–60; burglar + -proof
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How to use burglarproof in a sentence

  • His city house is of the spick and span order, and he evinces a great interest in burglarproof devices.

    The Night-Born|Jack London
  • I never knew until then that a duck was built like a watch—that his works were inclosed in a burglarproof case.

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