Definitions

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

  • adjective Secure against burglary.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Constructed so as to be capable of resisting the attempts of burglars, as a safe or a building.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective secure against burglary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective as secure as possible against burglary

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

  • adjective secure against burglary

Etymologies

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burglar +‎ -proof

Examples

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

    When the World Was Young

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

    When the World was Young

  • Miss Tabbet was the local schoolteacher who lived in a neat bungalow outside the village and whose home had so far appeared burglarproof.

    Death of a Charming Man

  • Miss Tabbet was the local schoolteacher who lived in a neat bungalow outside the village and whose home had so far appeared burglarproof.

    Death of a Charming Man

  • The front has a chipped red-bordered door covered with rusted burglarproof mesh.

    The Kitchen God's wife

  • No, this place is burglarproof just the way it is.

    The Kitchen God's wife

  • Through the new lock—a dead bolt, supposed to be burglarproof.

    Over the Edge

  • Through the new lock—a dead bolt, supposed to be burglarproof.

    Over the Edge

  • Through the new lock—a dead bolt, supposed to be burglarproof.

    Over the Edge

  • While no lock is burglarproof, a responsible store owner wouldn't leave at night without locking every door and window.

    TechWeb

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