Meaning of childproof

child•proof

Pronunciation: (chīld'prf"), [key]
— adj.
  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.
—v.t.
  1. to make childproof: to childproof a home.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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