Definition of housebound adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhaʊsbaʊnd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaʊsbaʊnd//
    Poor health, Being ill
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  1. 1unable to leave your house because you cannot walk very far as a result of being ill/sick or old See related entries: Poor health, Being ill
  2. 2the housebound noun [plural] people who are housebound See related entries: Being ill
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: housebound