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housebound

adjective house·bound \ˈhas-ˌband\

: unable to leave your home

Full Definition of HOUSEBOUND

:  confined to the house

Examples of HOUSEBOUND

  1. She has been housebound since she fell.

First Known Use of HOUSEBOUND

1878

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