couch potato

noun
Informal. a person whose leisure time is spent watching television.

Origin:
1980–85

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couch potato
 
n
slang a lazy person whose recreation consists chiefly of watching television and videos

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Example sentences
They remind me of the couch potato who watches the news and bellows out to the
  president how he should run the country.
But even the laziest couch potato may soon notice some changes to his
  television set.
It grunts, it drools, and it's about as sluggish as a couch potato.
But asking the government to fix them is the couch potato's solution.
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