Definition of bombproof in English:


Syllabification: bomb·proof
Pronunciation: /ˈbämˌpro͞of


  • 1Strong enough to resist the effects of blast from a bomb.
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    • The car he travels in is a bulletproof and bombproof Jeep Cherokee, which has four-inch thick windows and a steel plate underneath.
    • The panic rooms are bulletproof, bombproof and poison gas proof - and cost £1.6 million.
    • The bullet and bombproof windows are more than three inches thick and the car itself can withstand two grenades on the roof and two underneath.
  • 1.1(Of a tame animal, typically a horse) not easily alarmed by unusual circumstances: piebald cob, seven years old, good to box, shoe, and clip, bombproof in traffic
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    • Because my pup was exposed to this training and socialising every day she is bombproof with children.
    • The riding school has operated perfectly trouble-free for at least 15 years and all the horses are practically bombproof with regard to traffic, people, aircraft and everything else.
    • He was, in the parlance of horsemen, 'bombproof.'

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