childproof

childproof

[chahyld-proof]
adjective
1.
resistant to being opened, tampered with, or operated by a child: a childproof medicine bottle.
2.
made free of hazard for a child: a childproof home.
3.
made safe from damage by children: a childproof living room free of breakable objects.
verb (used with object)
4.
to make childproof: to childproof a home.
Also, child-proof.


Origin:
1955–60; child + -proof

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childproof

verb
make safe against children; "childproof the apartment" [syn: child-proof
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