[ bur-gler-proof ]

  1. safeguarded or secure against burglary.

verb (used with object)
  1. to make burglarproof: to burglarproof one's home.

Origin of burglarproof

First recorded in 1855–60; burglar + -proof

Words Nearby burglarproof

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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.