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housebound

Line breaks: house|bound
Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊsbaʊnd
 
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Definition of housebound in English:

adjective

Unable to leave one’s house, typically due to illness or old age.
Example sentences
  • Without marijuana, they'd be housebound - weak, unable to hold down food and wracked with muscle spasms.
  • Meals are provided 365 days a year to those who are elderly and housebound and unable to cook a hot meal for themselves.
  • Those in pain, or housebound by illness, will not be impressed by waiting list cuts if they are still expected to wait years for treatment.

Words that rhyme with housebound

northbound

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