Definitions for foolproofˈfulˌpruf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fool•proofˈfulˌpruf(adj.)

  1. involving no risk or harm, even when tampered with.

  2. never-failing:

    a foolproof method.

Origin of foolproof:

1900–05

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foolproof, unfailing(verb)

    not liable to failure

    "a foolproof identification system"; "the unfailing sign of an amateur"; "an unfailing test"

  2. goofproof, goof-proof, foolproof(verb)

    proof against human misuse or error

    "foolproof this appliance"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. foolproof(adjective)ˈfulˌpruf

    certain to be successful

    a foolproof method of cooking rice

Wiktionary

  1. foolproof(Adjective)

    For a device: protected, or designed to be proof against misuse or error; fail-safe.

  2. foolproof(Adjective)

    For an idea or plan: infallible, or bulletproof.

Freebase

  1. Foolproof

    Foolproof is a 2003 Canadian heist film directed by William Phillips and starring Ryan Reynolds, David Suchet, Kristin Booth, Joris Jarsky, and James Allodi. It was the first attempt by a Canadian studio to create a heist movie, in the same vein as Ocean's Eleven. The film was a major financial failure and received mostly mediocre reviews. The movie was filmed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and produced by Alliance Atlantis Communications and Ego Film Arts and released theatrically on October 3, 2003, by Odeon Films in Canada and Momentum Pictures of the United Kingdom. In Canada, it was released in 204 theatres, more than any other movie in the past. Under Telefilm Canada rules stating the movie producers must have a good script and firm distribution deals to get a grant of more than C$1,000,000, Telefilm granted Foolproof C$3,400,000. The entire budget was C$7,800,000.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

foolproof(adjective)

unable to go wrong

His new plan seems completely foolproof.

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