weather-bound

adjective
weath·​er-bound | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌbau̇nd How to pronounce weather-bound (audio) \

Definition of weather-bound

: kept in port or at anchor or from travel or sport by bad weather

First Known Use of weather-bound

1590, in the meaning defined above

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“Weather-bound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weather-bound. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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