- going home: homebound commuters.
Origin of homebound1
- confined to one's home, especially because of illness.
Origin of homebound2
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Examples from the Web for homebound
The dual-eligibles include millions of low-income seniors, elderly nursing home patients, and homebound disabled people.It Isn’t Just Medicare: Don’t Forget Paul Ryan’s Vision for Medicaid
August 21, 2012
While the Christian world is homebound and egg-nogged, you and yours can find the fresh powder.Matisyahu’s 10 Things to Help a Jew Get Through Christmas Season
December 19, 2011
The homebound father of three now believes that escalation is all but inevitable.Militia Targets Democrats
March 24, 2010
Word Origin and History for homebound
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Restricted or confined to home, as of an invalid.
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