Definition of 'bulletproof'
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We were all unarmed and without bulletproof vests. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One was saved by a bulletproof vest after being struck in the abdomen. The Sun (2016)It is now protected in the Louvre by bulletproof glass. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was saved when the rounds struck bulletproof glass. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We suggest protective headgear and bulletproof vests all round. The Sun (2011)Engineers added an armoured passenger cell made of steel and replaced windows with bulletproof units. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has security guards and bulletproof cars. The Sun (2015)And similar thinking explains why the windows in most offices are not made of bulletproof glass. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She burst into tears as she felt the bulletproof vest under my shirt. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If you decide to follow your own inclination wear a bulletproof vest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many aid workers and diplomats now only saw the country through the bulletproof glass of their armoured land cruisers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The insurgents were protected by the building's bulletproof windows and blast walls. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For much of his journey around London he chose to have the bulletproof windows lowered. The Sun (2010)There's a museum cabinet in the centre with weird objects inside and bulletproof glass. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Led to court in handcuffs, they follow proceedings from inside a bulletproof glass cage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The company makes fibres used in bulletproof vests, chemicals used in vaccines and also nutritional food supplements. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The reception was encased in bulletproof glass, the blankets were riddled with holes and the remote control was moist. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A serious question is whether or not the two support vehicles will need to be fitted with bulletproof glass. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has bulletproof windows and walls, an independent telecom system, armoured doors and a lounge just for your bodyguards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'bulletproof'
British English: bulletproof ADJECTIVE
Something that is bullet-proof is made of a strong material that bullets cannot pass through.
Definition of bulletproof from the Collins English Dictionary
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