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Definition of "fogbound" [fogbound]

  • Immobilized by heavy fog: a fogbound fleet. (adjective)
  • Enveloped or obscured by fog: fogbound cliffs. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fogbound" in a sentence
  • "The first staging of one of O'Neill's works came when an amateur theatre group in Provincetown, Cape Cod put on his 1914 one-acter Bound East For Cardiff, a play set onboard a fogbound vessel in the middle of the Atlantic."
  • "Well beyond Hokkaido, bisected by the 50th parallel, the isles were typically cold, fogbound, and of only marginal interest to American strategists."
  • "The battle of the backlashes has resumed in the fogbound Pennines after the briefest of truces over Christmas."