inbound

[ in-bound ]
/ ˈɪnˈbaʊnd /

adjective

inward bound: inbound ships.

Origin of inbound

First recorded in 1890–95; in-1 + -bound2
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British Dictionary definitions for inbound

inbound

/ (ˈɪnˌbaʊnd) /

adjective

coming in; inward boundan inbound ship
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Word Origin and History for inbound

inbound


adj.

1857, "homeward," from in + bound (adj.2). Originally of ships.

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