founderous [foun-der-uh s] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. likely to cause foundering; miry; swampy.

Origin of founderous First recorded in 1760–70; founder2 + -ous Examples from the Web for founderous Historical Examples of founderous

  • I have travelled through the negotiation,—and a sad, founderous road it is.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)

    Edmund Burke

  • The road rose steeply; it was loose and founderous from heavy rain; great stones lay about, dangerous traps for a careless rider.

    Sophy of Kravonia

    Anthony Hope

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