childproof(redirected from Child-proofing)
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1. Designed to resist tampering by young children: a childproof aspirin bottle.
2. Made safe for young children, as by the removal or alteration of potential hazards: a childproof kitchen.
tr.v. child·proofed, child·proof·ing, child·proofs
To make childproof: childproof a house.
designed to eliminate or minimize hazards to children
1. incapable of being opened, tampered with, or operated by a child.
2. made free of hazard for a child.v.t.
3. to make childproof.