What does earthbound mean?

Definitions for earthboundˈɜrθˌbaʊnd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word earthbound.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. earthbound(adj)

    confined to the earth

  2. pedestrian, prosaic, prosy, earthbound(adj)

    lacking wit or imagination

    "a pedestrian movie plot"


  1. earthbound(Adjective)

    confined to the Earth

  2. earthbound(Adjective)

    unimaginative or mundane

  3. earthbound(Adjective)

    heading towards Earth


  1. EarthBound

    EarthBound, originally released as Mother 2: Gyiyg Strikes Back in Japan, is a role-playing video game co-developed by Ape and HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System video game console. Both releases have semi-alternate titles identified in the game's attract demo: "EarthBound: The War Against Giygas!" for EarthBound and "Mother 2: Gyiyg Strikes Back!" for Mother 2. It was designed by Shigesato Itoi, who also developed its predecessor, the Japan-exclusive Mother. The game was released as Mother 2 in Japan on August 27, 1994, and rebranded as EarthBound for its June 5, 1995 North American release. Despite its poor sales figures, the game has been lauded by gamers for its humorous depictions of American culture and parody of the role-playing video game genre, and has since become a cult classic. A sequel to EarthBound for the Nintendo 64DD, titled EarthBound 64, was in development for many years before finally being canceled. This project later resurfaced as a Game Boy Advance title called Mother 3 and was released only in Japan. Like Mother, Mother 3 has only a loose connection to EarthBound, starring new characters, though it does include several returning characters. A collection of Mother and EarthBound was released in Japan under the title Mother 1 + 2. The game was rereleased on the Wii U Virtual Console in Japan on March 20, 2013 and will be released for North America and, for the first time, Europe, in late 2013.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earthbound in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earthbound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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Translations for earthbound

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • насочен към Земята, прозаичен, светски, земенBulgarian
  • terre-à-terreFrench

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