Definition of stormbound in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstôrmˌbound/


Prevented by storms from starting or continuing a journey.
Example sentences
  • The wind is 35 knots or more, the hail is coming down in skull-crushing showers, we're stormbound, no-one knows when the ferries will be able to run again, and the electricity is on and off.
  • The polar opposite is four unshaven, unwashed guys stormbound for the third day in a two-man tent on a ledge at 26,000 feet, wondering why they didn't take up golf instead.
  • He was a judge, and seems to have written the book while stormbound in Norway; but he thought it unsuitable for a cookery book to be presented as the work of a man.

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Syllabification: storm·bound

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