Part of speech: noun

Material rendered imprevious to water; a garment made from such material.

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Usage examples "waterproof":

  1. Their feathers are compact and soft for warmth, and these properties, together with oil on their surfaces, make them waterproof. - "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study", Ontario Ministry of Education.
  2. The bath- room was absolutely waterproof; you could spray it with a hose, and by means of a gas apparatus you could produce an endless supply of hot water independent of the general supply. - "The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns", Arnold Bennett.
  3. " All I ever want of a man is to carry for me my flask, and waterproof, and luncheon," said Mrs. Carbuncle. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.