fogbound

adjective fog·bound \ ˈfȯg-ˌbau̇nd , ˈfäg- \

Definition of fogbound

1 : unable to move because of fog
  • a fogbound ship
2 : covered by fog
  • a fogbound coast

First Known Use of fogbound

1814

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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fogbound

Definition of fogbound for English Language Learners

  • : unable to move or travel because of fog

  • : covered by fog


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