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English definition of “childproof”

childproof

adjective    /ˈtʃɑɪldˌpruf/
difficult for children to open or use: Keep all medicines in their original childproof containers.
(Definition of childproof adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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