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goof-proof

1. verb To make something difficult to ruin or spoil. With all the mishaps so far, I see that you guys didn't exactly goof-proof this plan, huh?
2. adjective Describing something that has been made difficult to ruin or spoil. With all the mishaps so far, I see that your brilliant plan isn't exactly goof-proof, huh?
3. adjective Describing something that is difficult to misuse or make a mistake with. Clear nail polish is goof-proof—I don't trust myself to paint my own nails with anything else!

goof-proof

1. mod. foolproof; not subject to misuse. This scheme is not goof-proof, but it’s pretty sound.
2. tv. to make something foolproof; to take action to see that something cannot be misused. See if this can be goof-proofed by Monday evening.
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On all versions the safety button--located behind the triggerguard--is oversize, allowing goof-proof operation with gloves, and the triggerguard itself is also oversize to allow shooting with gloves.
Pretty much goof-proof. Well, maybe leaf miners, but that is easy to handle.
The Eye Enhancers pressed eye powders collection has been completely redesigned to include a new easy-to-blend formula, "goof-proof" color combinations and modem finishes.
Bunny boilers, bum-fluff, wedgie, get real, loosey-goosey and goof-proof are all slang terms given an explanation.
For many years, individual-eyepiece focusing was the only way binoculars could be truly waterproof, and to this day individual-eyepiece focusing binoculars are more "goof-proof waterproof" than are center-focus models.
It's twice the price, but it installs much faster, is goof-proof and is very long lasting.
"My goof-proof line is, 'So, what's the funniest thing that happened to you today?"'--Paula
"You want to make them as goof-proof as you possibly can."
Don't be afraid of those curves and coves; the following pages will show you goof-proof ways to cut them.
"If you're a beginner, sheer textures are much easier to work with and more goof-proof than really dense, opaque formulas.
takes things one step further with its Cover Girl brand, offering not only the paint (iridescent pastel blue, pink and pearl) in a handy applicator tube but also adhesive goof-proof stencils that consumers just fill in with color.
When you're cutting shapes, no band saw or jigsaw can match the goof-proof accuracy of a pattern bit; just make a template from MDFandlet the bearing guide the bit Or run the bearing.
"Our ColorSeal System's slow release mechanism allows for 'goof-proof' selection," a spokeswoman for the company remarks.