Definitions

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  • adj. Resistant to insects.

Etymologies

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bug +‎ -proof

Examples

  • Spray it with Permethrin to make it "bugproof" - follow the directions, though.

    Where can I get a cheap Ghille suit. or are there easy ways to make one? Bugproof too.

  • The Switzerland-based company Syngenta, which made its name through gene splicing, has found that the best way to fight off sucking aphids, which devour soybeans, is through a combination of techniques, from spraying with pesticides to using molecular markers to identify naturally resistant strains of soy and then crossbreed them to create bugproof new varieties.

    A Truce in the Crop Wars

  • Waterproof, sandproof, bugproof were the rules I travelled by, even in rural England.

    Longshot

  • I kept in working order a windproof, sandproof, bugproof tent which self-erected in seconds and weighed only three pounds.

    Longshot

  • Every move that every Terran made, outside the Embassy which they kept bugproof with annoying ingenuity, was observed as a matter of course.

    Ensign Flandry

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