stay-at-home


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stay-at-home

(stā′ăt-hōm′)
adj.
1. Inclined to remain in one's home, locality, or country.
2. Sports Not engaging much in the offensive play: a stay-at-home defenseman.
n.
A person who stays at or works from home.

stay-at-home

adj
(of a person) enjoying a quiet, settled, and unadventurous use of leisure
n
1. a stay-at-home person
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who does not bother to vote in a political election

stay′-at-home`



adj.
1. not inclined to venture outside one's residence, area, or country.
2. of or pertaining to time spent at home.
n.
3. a person who stays at or near home; homebody.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stay-at-home - a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
Adj.1.stay-at-home - not given to travel; "a stay-at-home friend"
provincial - characteristic of the provinces or their people; "deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes"
Translations

stay-at-home

[ˈsteɪəthəʊm]
A. ADJcasero, hogareño

stay-at-home

nStubenhocker(in) m(f)
adj attrstubenhockerisch

stay-at-home

[ˈsteɪətˌhəʊm] ntipo/a casalingo/a
References in classic literature ?
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