homebound 1[hohm-bound] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- going : homebound commuters.
Origin of homebound 1First recorded in 1880–85;+ homebound 2[hohm-bound] adjective
- confined to one’s , especially because of illness.
Origin of homebound 2First recorded in 1880–85;+ Examples from the Web for homebound Contemporary Examples of homebound
The dual-eligibles include millions of low-income seniors, elderly nursing home patients, and homebound disabled people.
August 21, 2012
While the Christian world is homebound and egg-nogged, you and yours can find the fresh powder.
December 19, 2011
The homebound father of three now believes that escalation is all but inevitable.
March 24, 2010
Word Origin and History for homebound adj.
1882, from(n.) + (adj.2).
homebound in Medicine homebound [hōm′bound′] adj.
- Restricted or confined to home, as of an invalid.