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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [weth -er-proof]
    • /ˈwɛð ərˌpruf/
    • /ˈweð.ə.pruːf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weth -er-proof]
    • /ˈwɛð ərˌpruf/

Definitions of weatherproof word

  • adjective weatherproof able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather. 1
  • verb with object weatherproof to make (something) weatherproof. 1
  • noun weatherproof Resistant to the effects of bad weather, especially rain. 1
  • adjective weatherproof Something that is weatherproof is made of material which protects it from the weather or keeps out wind and rain. 0
  • adjective weatherproof designed or able to withstand exposure to weather without deterioration 0
  • verb weatherproof to render (something) weatherproof 0

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Origin of weatherproof

First appearance:

before 1610
One of the 40% oldest English words
First recorded in 1610-20; weather + -proof

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Parts of speech for Weatherproof


weatherproof popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

weatherproof usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for weatherproof

adjective weatherproof

  • watertight — constructed or fitted so tightly as to be impervious to water: The ship had six watertight compartments.
  • waterproof — impervious to water.
  • rainproof — impervious to rain; keeping out or unaffected by rain: a rainproof cover; a rainproof coat.
  • stormproof — protected from or not affected by storms.
  • windproof — resisting wind, as fabric or a jacket or coat.

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