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[fog-bound, fawg-]
adjective Nautical.
  1. unable to sail or navigate because of heavy fog.
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Origin of fogbound

First recorded in 1850–55; fog1 + -bound1
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Examples from the Web for fogbound

Historical Examples

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

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas

    Frank Gee Patchin

British Dictionary definitions for fogbound


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