Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Made safe for babies or young children; childproof.
  • transitive verb To make safe for babies or young children; childproof.

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  • adjective Resistant to damage caused by babies, or unable to harm them; childproof.

Etymologies

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baby +‎ -proof

Examples

  • To help new parents "babyproof" their relationships, we just published a new book, "

    CNN.com

  • It's as though they all decided to babyproof their packaging, sanding down the corners and hard consonants, replacing "complicated" photography with crayon illustrations, including little jokes to break up the monotony of reading their calorific intake info.

    When familiarity breeds contempt

  • It was easier than trying to babyproof this old house, and closer to Austin and Cedar Springs and all the things for little kids to do.

    A Light at Winter’s End

  • You'll have to babyproof the entire computer center.

    Making Light: Open thread 134

  • A study condiected by the Home Safety Council shows that although 95 percent of parents claim they took measures to babyproof their homes, a suprising 50 percent waited until their children were already crawling.

    Toys 'R' Us partners with Home Safety Council on child safety program

  • A new study shows that although 95 percent of parents claim they took measures to babyproof their homes, a surprising 50 percent waited until their children were already crawling.

    Baby & child health and safety news roundup

  • So, it seems like Jon and I need to get off our butts and babyproof.

    » Scooting Strocel.com

  • LinkWhen they babyproof their home, I hope they put the kryptonite out of reach.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • I have to babyproof the spare bedroom this weekend, and of course dust and hoover it, because it is now accessible for the first time in forever or possibly longer, but I can manage that much, I think.

    A woman's work is never done

  • To stop Linnea unpacking it, Rob put a box of stuff in the hall, on the front door side of the babyproof gate.

    Grr

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