bullet-proof
bullet-proof ul"let-proof`, bulletproof ul"let*proof`, a. 1. Capable of resisting the force of a bullet; resistant to penetration by a bullet; armored; as, a bulletproof vest; a bulletproof window. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. designed so as to be resistant to abuse or misuse and incapable of malfunction under normal use; as, a bulletproof computer program. [PJC]

3. so well thought out as to be resistant to criticism or certain to succeed; as, a bulletproof plan. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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