housebound

adjective house·bound \ ˈhau̇s-ˌbau̇nd \

Definition of housebound

:confined to the house

Examples of housebound in a Sentence

  1. She has been housebound since she fell.

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First Known Use of housebound

1840


HOUSEBOUND Defined for English Language Learners

housebound

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Definition of housebound for English Language Learners

  • : unable to leave your home


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