bulletproof bulletproof  /ˈbʊ lət ˌpruf/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make bulletproof
  2. (adj) without flaws or loopholes
  3. (adj) not penetrable by bullets

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Recruits try on their bulletproof vests at the New York City Police Academy in New York City.
  2. In most places it means wearing an uncomfortable uniform designed for a man, including bulletproof vests that have not been adapted to women's figures.
  3. Yet as he looked out Tuesday night through the bulletproof glass, in a park named for a Civil War general, he had to see the truth on people's faces.

News

  1. Store’s bulletproof glass may have saved clerk’s life

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies say a gunman opened fire on a clerk inside a northwest Harris County store on Sunday night, but thanks to bulletproof glass no injuries were reported. It happened around 10:30 p.m. at the Antoine Express corner store on Antoine near Veterans Memorial Drive, according to deputies. Witnesses said the shooter appeared to be a customer who was holding up the line at ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

  2. Officers receive new bulletproof vests

    Three law enforcement officers recently received new bulletproof vests on behalf of the Adopt A Cop Program created by Fallen Officers Remembered. The funding was raised during an indoor cycle fundraiser hosted by Corinne Farrell at Vive Health and Fitness, Kingston. Kranson Uniform was instrumental with the purchase and fitting of the body...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  3. Port merchant raising money for dog bulletproof vests

    NEWBURYPORT - For the daring dog that has everything: now, a bulletproof vest. A local merchant is sponsoring an event next month where proceeds will go toward K9 vests that protect dogs that are in harm's way. Pamela Corkum, owner of Pawsitively Bes
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily News of Newburyport

Quotes

  1. "Everyone else was told to sit on their bulletproof vests," Clinton said. "And we came in, in an evasive maneuver. ...... There was no greeting ceremony, and we basically were told to run to our cars. Now, that is what happened."
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We would like the government to provide foolproof security to Sharif, including a bulletproof vehicle," said Ahsan Iqbal, a spokesman for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the party of two-time former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. "We...
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Allama Iqbal Source: AFP

  3. "I feel like I needed to be in a bulletproof car," Papelbon said. "My wife is pregnant, and she's getting her life threatened. It's stupid."
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Jonathan Papelbon Source: Houston Chronicle

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