Main meanings of winterproof in English

: winterproof1winterproof2

winterproof1

adjective

  • Resistant or impervious to the effects of winter weather.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Fuller (1607/8–1661), Church of England clergyman. From winter + proof.

Pronunciation

winterproof

/ˈwɪntəpruːf/

Main meanings of winterproof in English

: winterproof1winterproof2

winterproof2

verb

  • with object To render (a building, vehicle, etc.) resistant or impervious to the effects of winter weather.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Wood Craft. From winter + proof, after winterproof.

Pronunciation

winterproof

/ˈwɪntəpruːf/