Pronunciation: (chīld'prOOf"),[key] —adj. 1. resistant to being opened, tampered with, or operated by a child: a childproof medicine bottle. 2. made free of hazard for a child: a childproof home. 3. made safe from damage by children: a childproof living room free of breakable objects.
—v.t. to make childproof: to childproof a home.Also,child-proof.