confined to one’s , especially because of illness.
1882, from home (n.) + bound (adj.2).
homebound home·bound2 (hōm’bound’)
Restricted or confined to home, as of an invalid.
- Home box
jargon, computer A hacker’s personal machine, especially one he or she owns. “Yeah? Well, *my* home box runs a full 4.2BSD, so there!” (2006-12-01)
[hohm-boi] /ˈhoʊmˌbɔɪ/ noun, Slang. 1. a person from the same locality as oneself. 2. a close friend or fellow gang member. /ˈhəʊmˌbɔɪ/ noun (slang, mainly US) 1. a close friend 2. a person from one’s home town or neighbourhood n. “person from one’s hometown,” 1940s, American English, black slang, also originally with overtones of “simpleton.” […]
- Home brand
noun 1. (Austral) Also called (in certain other countries) own brand
[hohm-bred] /ˈhoʊmˈbrɛd/ adjective 1. or raised at ; native; indigenous; domestic. /ˈhəʊmˌbrɛd/ adjective 1. raised or bred at home 2. lacking sophistication or cultivation; crude