Definition of weatherproof in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈweT͟Hərˌpro͞of/


Resistant to the effects of bad weather, especially rain: the building is structurally sound and weatherproof
More example sentences
  • This year, the students had put up a temporary weatherproof shelter, the size of a large auditorium, to ensure that both competitors and spectators would not have to worry about a sudden spell of rain literally dampening the proceedings.
  • Opposition politicians have slammed a ‘grandiose’ project to install a massive weatherproof plasma TV screen in Hull city centre costing £675,000.
  • Firefighters were able to remove all the undamaged furniture and personal effects of the occupiers to a safe storage area before making the property safe and weatherproof.


[with object]
Make (something) resistant to the effects of bad weather, especially rain.
Example sentences
  • This will prevent intrusion by pigeons and other birds before the building is finally weatherproofed.
  • Smoggy pollutants get through even tiny gaps in windows, Morrison notes, especially ones that haven't been weatherproofed.
  • Turn the thermostat down, put on a sweater, weatherproof your home and seek out alternative means of heating and powering it.

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Syllabification: weath·er·proof

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