Definition of bulletproof in English:



  • Designed to resist the penetration of bullets.

    ‘a bulletproof vest’
    • ‘His bulletproof vest was not safe enough, according to the Americans.’
    • ‘Officers are sent to patrol the area in bulletproof vests.’
    • ‘About 100 journalists and spectators watched the proceedings from behind a bulletproof glass window.’
    • ‘Protective gear has been provided, and it is appropriate for officers to wear their bulletproof vests.’
    • ‘And when he was injured in a shoot-out, Martin also took to wearing a bulletproof vest.’
    • ‘He said officers will be encouraged to wear bulletproof vests when on duty and to patrol in groups.’
    • ‘Horrigan only survives being shot by Leary because he is wearing his bulletproof vest.’
    • ‘He, like Andrew, had selected a police standard bulletproof vest for protection.’
    • ‘It is a neighborhood in which the local Burger King has bulletproof glass.’
    • ‘It's been suggested that the silk would be more effective than Kevlar in bulletproof vests.’
    • ‘The president wore a bulletproof vest and spoke at a podium that was protected by bullet-proof glass.’
    • ‘The shortage of those bulletproof vests has almost certainly cost several American lives.’
    • ‘Otherwise we'd all be wearing bulletproof vests and locking ourselves in our bedrooms.’
    • ‘You enter a small security building, where the guards study you from behind bulletproof glass.’
    • ‘For most of us, bulletproof vests are not worth the cost and inconvenience.’
    • ‘I ripped the rubber out of a bulletproof vest and molded it into the sneakers' inner soles.’
    • ‘They were lead to a small, but heavily guarded room with Edward sitting behind a wall of bulletproof glass.’
    • ‘The officer inside the bulletproof glass of the second station is focusing on my cargo.’
    • ‘Once you go in, as a member of the media, you're still behind a bulletproof, soundproof glass wall.’
    • ‘At the Rotterdam Jet Centre, bulletproof glass was installed on the airside windows.’
    resistant, impenetrable, impervious, repellent
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