weather-bound


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weath·er-bound

(wĕth′ər-bound′)
adj.
Delayed, halted, or kept indoors by bad weather.
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weather-bound

adj
1. (Nautical Terms) (of a vessel, aircraft, etc) delayed by bad weather
2. (Aeronautics) (of a vessel, aircraft, etc) delayed by bad weather
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weath′er-bound`



adj.
delayed or shut in by bad weather.
[1580–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.weather-bound - delayed or shut in by bad weatherweather-bound - delayed or shut in by bad weather; "weather-bound traffic"; "irritable weather-bound children"
confined - not free to move about
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Translations

weather-bound

[ˈweðəbaʊnd] ADJbloqueado por el mal tiempo
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weather-bound

[ˈwɛðəˌbaund] adjbloccato/a dalle intemperie
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Gradually, as the time wore along, one annoying fact was borne in upon my understanding -- that we were weather-bound. An armed novice cannot mount his horse without help and plenty of it.
'You see, sir, I am come, according to promise!' I exclaimed, assuming the cheerful; 'and I fear I shall be weather-bound for half an hour, if you can afford me shelter during that space.'
Pre-shop, I aye consult my trusty BBC hourly forecast, lest I'm weather-bound.