Definitions

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  • adj. waterproof
  • v. To make rainproof.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not permitting the passage of water

Etymologies

rain +‎ -proof (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A stranger offered me his tobacco pouch, and it was then I found my rainproof was a lady's, and therefore had no pipe in its pocket.

    Waiting for Daylight

  • Get a rainproof hat and write a letter of apology to your grandchildren?

    Stern's Rebuke

  • However, if there's one item of clothing you probably need for a British summer, it's something rainproof - so stay dry in style with this lovely polka dot trench coat from ethical fashion label Jackpot at fashion-conscience. com.

    Buy of the day

  • This went into an inside breast pocket of his rainproof jacket.

    Portobello

  • Tribe Galu has also been pounded by five days of torrential downpours, and they are all aware that they are soaked through and frozen because of Russell's bone-headed decision to get soft pillows instead of a rainproof canvas tarp.

    Tallulah Morehead: Survivor: Samoa: No Fruit Cup.

  • And that would be Mr. "I'll take the soft cushions instead of the rainproof tarp" Russell.

    Tallulah Morehead: Survivor: Samoa: No Fruit Cup.

  • Instead he spent the day huddled on an ancient tractor in a rainproof wax jacket and a green woolly Aran cap.

    Plow and Harrow

  • Yoj helped Bux get Speranz into her slicker, then took her while Bux got rainproof and opened a parasol to hold over her and Speranz's head.

    SKENE: CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT

  • I also have hats and bibs and little rainproof covers for your newsp -- ... ah, laptops.

    May 2007

  • So bring layers of clothes with you, a light warm sweater and a good rainproof windbreaker, as well as a good portable umbrella (you can buy one here if you forget!).

    Weather In Xalapa

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