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1. waterproof

adjective. ['ˈwɔtɝˌpruːf'] not permitting the passage of water.

Synonyms

  • rainproof
  • tight

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • undergarment
  • undress

Etymology

  • -proof (English)
  • water (English)
  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Waterproof

  • bulletproof
  • fireproof
  • foolproof
  • shatterproof
  • sunroof
  • weatherproof
  • woodroof

How do you pronounce waterproof?

Pronounce waterproof as ˈwɔtərˌpruf.

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Example sentences of the word waterproof


1. Noun, singular or mass
Put on heavy waterproof gloves, cover exposed skin and wear eye protection before mixing and applying chemical herbicides.

2. Adjective
Let the resin cure for four to six hours and the wood will be waterproof.

Quotes containing the word waterproof


1. If you convert a shower curtain to a dress, I’ll wear my waterproof dancing shoes. Together we’ll move so fluidly people will line up to get cleansed.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. My kitchen sink has no truck attached. My love needs a waterproof suitcase in these Days of Desert and Dessert. Who are you going to come running to when the Ice Cream Man melts?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. waterproof

verb. ['ˈwɔtɝˌpruːf'] make watertight.

Synonyms

  • seal

Antonyms

  • mental
  • sober

Etymology

  • -proof (English)
  • water (English)
  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. waterproof

noun. ['ˈwɔtɝˌpruːf'] any fabric impervious to water.

Synonyms

  • cloth
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial
  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality

Etymology

  • -proof (English)
  • water (English)
  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. waterproof

noun. ['ˈwɔtɝˌpruːf'] a water-resistant coat.

Synonyms

  • coat
  • mack
  • mac
  • mackintosh
  • trench coat
  • raincoat
  • Burberry

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

Etymology

  • -proof (English)
  • water (English)
  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))
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