WATERPROOF in a Sentence

Learn WATERPROOF from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of WATERPROOF
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
waterproof
 a.  tight; unaffected by water; made of or covered with material that doesn't allow water in
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  A very fine figure of a man he was, everyone agreed, his truncheon extended; his waterproof pendant.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
2  She had to open her light waterproof.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  He helped her with her thin waterproof and saw she was tidy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
4  But, tears were not the things to find their way to Mr. Bumble's soul; his heart was waterproof.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  The streaming umbrella which he held in his hand, and his long shining waterproof told of the fierce weather through which he had come.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
6  Some blankets rolled in a waterproof lay upon that very stone slab upon which Neolithic man had once slumbered.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
7  The detective mounted the stairs, and our lamp gleamed upon his shining waterproof.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
8  Once or twice he rearranged the light waterproof which he had slung over one shoulder in toreador fashion.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In TWO GALLANTS
9  His breeches, his white rubber shoes and his jauntily slung waterproof expressed youth.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In TWO GALLANTS
10  Lenehan ran after him, settling the waterproof on his shoulders with one hand.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In TWO GALLANTS
11  When she got outside the streets were shining with rain and she was glad of her old brown waterproof.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In CLAY
12  She tried in Downes's bag and then in the pockets of her waterproof and then on the hallstand but nowhere could she find it.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In CLAY
13  My dear: if you think the obstinacy of your sex can make a coat out of two old dressing gowns of Raina's, your waterproof, and my mackintosh, you're mistaken.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT III
14  His long waterproof coat and the waterproof covering of his hat were shining and dripping with rain as everything was, the burly station-master included.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
15  The rain seemed to be streaming down more heavily than ever and everybody in the station wore wet and glistening waterproofs.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  This standard ensures the unit is waterproof and so prevents an accidental, and potentially fatal, combination of water and electricity.
2  My mother bought me a waterproof watch.
3  The jacket no longer has a main waterproof zipper.
4  If it's only spitting , perhaps we don't need waterproofs.