[ bur-gler-proof ]
/ ˈbɜr glərˌpruf /


safeguarded or secure against burglary.

verb (used with object)

to make burglarproof: to burglarproof one's home.

Origin of burglarproof

First recorded in 1855–60; burglar + -proof
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for burglarproof

  • I never knew until then that a duck was built like a watch—that his works were inclosed in a burglarproof case.

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

    The Night-Born|Jack London