Definition of fogbound in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfôɡˌbound/


1Unable to travel or function normally because of thick fog.
Example sentences
  • A sizable section of the French team was fogbound on the Faroe Islands yesterday.
  • Through the closed windows came the occasional ‘peep’ of a fogbound wayfarer whistling for a hansom.
  • In its own insidious way, the movie exerts an oneiric pull, as hypnotic as the sight of Skull Island from the deck of the fogbound Venture.
1.1Enveloped or obscured by fog: a fogbound forest
More example sentences
  • Despite the fogbound capital, the event, held at the Petone rugby clubrooms, was a cracker.
  • I'm heading 5373 miles west to spend Easter in fogbound San Francisco, because I can.
  • Episode 1 begins in fogbound East London, with Coal Hill School teachers Ian and Barbara concerned for the welfare of one of their brightest students.

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Syllabification: fog·bound

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