Definition of 'foolproof'

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Synonyms of "foolproof"
Synonyms of "foolproof"
French Translation of "foolproof"
French Translation of "foolproof"
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Example sentences containing 'foolproof'

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But there's only one foolproof method : freshness. The Sun (2017)How disappointed would you be if there were no foolproof method? O'Connor, Joseph & Seymour, John Training with N.L.P. (1994)The only foolproof way to stay dry is by going home. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The foolproof way is to win a gold medal. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Is there a foolproof way or some shortcut to help one to distinguish which language one is faced with? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a good example of how being indoors is not a foolproof way to be safe from lightning strikes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Virtually foolproof to use, it flattering. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Of course, the system is not foolproof. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That's a foolproof way to bag a second series. The Sun (2015)I'VE come up with a foolproof way to defeat the Taliban. The Sun (2011)A great base coat is also a foolproof way to help colour application. The Sun (2009)Setting up one of these schemes is not simple, nor is it a foolproof way to avoid tax. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You now need to work out a foolproof way of keeping them both apart or one of the two will take a dive for sure. The Sun (2015)It would be a major change to the game and it would need to be a 100 per cent foolproof system. The Sun (2009)Services across the country vary so widely, it is the only foolproof method of finding out exactly what is available in your area. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But then I realised what this means is the system is foolproof. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What he can't yet do is draft a foolproof plan to bottle up Robinho. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Of course, when it comes to working with people, there are no foolproof methods. Christianity Today (2000)He said: 'There is no foolproof system. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He had the motive: he thought he'd invented a foolproof investing system. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He warns: 'There is no foolproof system but chip and pin has been presented in that way. The Sun (2006)There is no foolproof method of identifying the beliefs that people hold, let alone the particular beliefs that they entertain just before their endorphins are released. Dylan Evans PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)

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Translations for 'foolproof'

British English: foolproof ADJECTIVE
Something that is foolproof is so well designed, easy to understand, or easy to use that it cannot go wrong or be used wrongly.
The system is not 100 per cent foolproof.


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