[ fog-bound, fawg- ]
/ ˈfɒgˌbaʊnd, ˈfɔg- /

adjective Nautical.

unable to sail or navigate because of heavy fog.


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Origin of fogbound

First recorded in 1850–55; fog1 + -bound1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for fogbound

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

British Dictionary definitions for fogbound

/ (ˈfɒɡˌbaʊnd) /


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