couch-potato

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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couch potato definition


  1. n.
    a lazy, do-nothing television watcher. (See also sofa spud.) : If there was a prize for the best couch potato, my husband would win it.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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