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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foolproof, unfailingverb

    not liable to failure

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

  2. goofproof, goof-proof, foolproofverb

    proof against human misuse or error

    "foolproof this appliance"


  1. foolproofadjective

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

  2. foolproofadjective

    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:

    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.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Fools will remain fools no matter how much foolproof evidence is given to them against a crook who fools them.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The foolproof test to know as how much a supporter has loyalty towards a political party is to stop funding him with currency through which he enjoys often pub & club party.

  4. 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

  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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