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couch potato

n. Slang
A person who spends much time sitting or lying down, usually watching television.
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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′ pota`to


n.
Informal. a person whose leisure time is spent watching television.
[1975–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.couch potato - an idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television)couch potato - an idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television)
telecasting, television, TV, video - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
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Translations
lenochtelevizní maniak
tv-narkoman
téléphage
televízny maniak
TV hastası

couch potato

n (inf)Dauerglotzer(in) m(f) (inf), → Couch-Potato f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

couch potato

n (fam) → pigrone/a teledipendente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

couch1

(kautʃ) noun
a type of sofa for sitting or lying on. The doctor asked him to lie on the couch.
ˈcouch potato noun
a person who spends too much time watching television.
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couch potato

(fam) persona sedentaria, persona que pasa mucho tiempo sentada en el sofá viendo la televisión
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Most TV viewers are Couch Potatoes, according to a recent study by Strategy Analytics that attempts to define different kinds of viewers: One-third of auds in the U.S.
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FAT couch potatoes have an excuse - they are missing the exercise gene.
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MIDLAND children aren't just soporific couch potatoes.
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One species even has do-nothing couch potatoes among its members.