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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.

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  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

Examples of foolproof in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Anyone can give advice to the people to never lose hope but a wise will only suffice with a solid reason and foolproof example as why a person should not lose hope

  2. 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.

  3. Chuck Grassley:

    Unless and until the United States can figure out a foolproof screening process to prevent terrorists from masquerading as refugees to infiltrate our neighborhoods and communities, President Obama needs to listen to the concerns voiced by more than half the nation's governors, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle on both sides of Capitol Hill, and the American people from across the entire country.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A foolproof formula to keep married life intact is to undeniably accept that a husband has to always prove himself to be a fool to his wife and never expect her to reflect to correct herself at any time.

  5. Roman Hovorka:

    To be able to use this technology widely in the clinic, some of these technological issues will need improvement, these issues are being sorted out, but... it is not technology which is foolproof.

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    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    • A. reciprocal
    • B. contempt
    • C. leaven
    • D. peccadillo

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