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n. pl. home·bod·ies
One whose interests center on the home.


n, pl -bodies
a person whose life and interests are centred on the home


(ˈhoʊmˌbɒd i)

n., pl. -bod•ies.
a person who prefers staying at home.
[1815–25, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homebody - a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward


[ˈhəʊmbədɪ] N (homebodies (pl)) (US) → persona f hogareña, persona f casera
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