couch potato


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couch potato

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

couch potato

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

couch′ pota`to


n.
Informal. a person whose leisure time is spent watching television.
[1975–80]
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"
Translations
lenochtelevizní maniak
tv-narkoman
téléphage
televízny maniak
TV hastası

couch potato

n (inf)Dauerglotzer(in) m(f) (inf), → Couch-Potato f

couch potato

n (fam) → pigrone/a teledipendente

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.

couch potato

(fam) persona sedentaria, persona que pasa mucho tiempo sentada en el sofá viendo la televisión
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