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  1. safeguarded or secure against burglary.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to make burglarproof: to burglarproof one's home.
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Origin of burglarproof

First recorded in 1855–60; burglar + -proof
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for burglarproof

Historical Examples

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

    "Speaking of Operations--"

    Irvin S. Cobb

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

    The Night-Born

    Jack London