Definition of Stormbound

1. Adjective. Delayed or confined or cut off by a storm. "The airport was filled with stormbound passengers"

Similar to: Confined



Definition of Stormbound

1. Adjective. (context: of a ship) Caught in a storm, so that proper navigation is impossible. ¹

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Definition of Stormbound

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stormbound

storm out of the blocks
storm petrel
storm petrels
storm sash
storm sewer
storm sewers
storm signal
storm surge
storm tide
storm tides
storm trooper
storm troopers
storm window
storm windows
stormable
stormbound (current term)
stormcloud
stormclouds
storme
stormed
stormer
stormes
stormfinch
stormfinches
stormful
stormfully
stormfulness
stormier

Literary usage of Stormbound

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Gold Hunting in Alaska by Joseph Grinnell (1901)
"They are now stormbound, and two of them. Phillips and La Voy, are with us. They will have hard sledding back again unless it thaws enough to form a crust. ..."

2. The Shoe and Canoe: Or Pictures of Travel in the Canadas ; with Facts and by John Jeremiah Bigsby (1850)
"... Fishermen—The Gull's Nest—Crowd* of Isles—stormbound—Indian Grandmother and her Coracle—Indian Home — Parry'• Sound — Labrador ..."

3. The shoe and canoe; or, Pictures of travel in the Canadas by John Jeremiah Bigsby (1850)
"General Sketch—Canoe-voyage along North Coast of Huron— Giant's Tomb—Indian Fishermen—The Gull's Nest—Crowds of Isles—stormbound—Indian Grandmother and her ..."

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