Definitions for foolproofˈfulˌpruf

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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"


  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.


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foolproof in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foolproof in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Philip Tierno:

    It is somewhat helpful, since you’re cutting down on some of the salivary secretions, but there’s nothing foolproof here.

  2. Bristol Palin:

    Regardless of what I did personally, I just think that abstinence is the only... 100 percent foolproof way to prevent pregnancy.

  3. Douglas Adams, "Mostly Harmless":

    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

  4. Douglas Noel Adams:

    A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

  5. J. K. Rowling:

    His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.

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