earthbound

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earth·bound

also earth-bound  (ûrth′bound′)
adj.
1. Fastened in or to the soil: earthbound roots.
2.
a. Attached or confined to the earth or to earthly concerns: an earthbound existence.
b. Unimaginative; ordinary.

earthbound

(ˈɜːθˌbaʊnd)
adj
1. confined to the earth
2. lacking in imagination; pedestrian or dull
3. moving or heading towards the earth

earth•bound1

(ˈɜrθˌbaʊnd)

adj.
1. firmly set in or attached to the earth.
2. limited to the earth or its surface.
3. having only earthly interests.
4. unimaginative.
[1595–1605; see -bound1]

earth•bound2

(ˈɜrθˌbaʊnd)

adj.
headed for the earth: an earthbound meteor.
[1930–35; see -bound2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.earthbound - confined to the earth
earthly - of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home"
2.earthbound - lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
uninteresting - arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"

earthbound

also earth-bound
adjective
1. Relating to or characteristic of the earth or of human life on earth:
Translations

earthbound

[ˈɜːθbaʊnd] ADJ (= moving towards earth) → en dirección a la Tierra; (= stuck on earth) → terrestre; (= unimaginative) → prosaico
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Why, see here, I -" Harvey dived into his pocket for the wad of bills.
He might grab that wad of bills and be out of sight in the darkness before the other could collect his wits.
One suitor came visiting in a Mercedes-Benz, flashing a wad of bills.
Police arrested them and dug out the wad of bills from its hiding place a with the two showing considerable embarrassment that all they could show for their efforts was a stash of currency that has not been in use for more than 40 years.
We left only with our clothes," Bulos said, holding a small wad of bills from selling his wife's gold.
You can only lose what you're carrying, though admittedly many people may not feel safe walking around with a wad of bills in their pocket.