Entry from British & World English dictionary
Prevented by bad weather from travelling or proceeding with a course of action: we just managed to beat a south-westerly gale into Loch Ewe, where we were weatherbound for the next two days
More example sentences
- So how did we spend the last of the three weatherbound days in Bakkagerdi?
- The Allies sent out fighter escort forces of over 1,000 planes, and on days when the heavy bombers were weatherbound, fighters and fighter bombers went out to rake Nazi airfields.
- They made it as far as Culdaff Bay yesterday and like me are weatherbound.
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