[fog-bound, fawg-]

adjective Nautical.

unable to sail or navigate because of heavy fog.

Origin of fogbound

First recorded in 1850–55; fog1 + -bound1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of fogbound

  • In the meantime Tad Butler was keeping his lonely vigil on the fogbound plains many miles away.

British Dictionary definitions for fogbound



prevented from operation by fogthe airport was fogbound
obscured by or enveloped in fogthe skyscraper was fogbound
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