from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Designed to resist tampering by young children: a childproof aspirin bottle.
  • adj. Made safe for young children, as by the removal or alteration of potential hazards: a childproof kitchen.
  • transitive v. To make childproof: childproof a house.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Designed to be unable for a child to use, operate, or open.
  • adj. Made safe for children.
  • adj. Made safe from children; resistant to damage by children.
  • v. To make something childproof.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make safe against children


From child +‎ -proof (Wiktionary)



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