Examples of housebound in a Sentence
She has been housebound since she fell.
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Tour goers will hear that free-roaming cats can get into a lot of trouble and housebound cats can get bored.
And, oh yes, Amy Staats, whose housebound character is more often heard than seen (through a speaker phone), adding an extra piquancy to the problems of communication.
My aunt, who takes care of my housebound cousin, a victim of a car crash that left him in a coma more than 20 years ago, was also unable to go.
Even though Jones’s Ben is thinking the most clearly about this unthinkable situation, almost all of his housebound compatriots look at him, at one point or another, with distrust.
The one who took best actress was Marie Mullen, who portrayed Maureen, a 40-year-old virgin shackled to her imperious, housebound mother, Mag (the splendidly slatternly Anna Manahan).
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Definition of housebound for English Language Learners
: unable to leave your home
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