weath·​er-bound ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌbau̇nd How to pronounce weather-bound (audio)
: kept in port or at anchor or from travel or sport by bad weather

Word History

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weather-bound was in 1590

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Cite this Entry

“Weather-bound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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