Ironclad - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈaɪərnklæd|  American pronunciation of the word ironclad
Brit.  |ˈaɪənklæd|  British pronunciation of the word ironclad

noun

- a wooden warship of the 19th century that is plated with iron or steel armor

adjective

- sheathed in iron plates for protection
- inflexibly entrenched and unchangeable(syn: brassbound)

Examples

The company has an ironclad policy against revealing secrets to competitors.

He has an ironclad alibi.

...the complainant charged that the defendant had broken the ironclad contract that both had signed...

...professional soldiers endued with an ironclad sense of duty and honor...

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