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 ?
We naturally settled down into a very slow, stay-at-home manner of life, and resolved to be quiet, exemplary people, and roam no more for twenty or thirty days.
Grant was exceedingly well contented to have it so: a talking pretty young woman like Miss Crawford is always pleasant society to an indolent, stay-at-home man; and Mr.
'Why, they are not to be found out by stay-at-homes, my good friend.'
'By stay-at-homes!' cried Barnaby, plucking at his sleeve.
RTE star Daithi O Se has said you can't put a price on stay-at-home mothers despite the pressure it puts on them.
ATTITUDES MAY HAVE CHANGED - BUT A STUBBORN MINORITY STILL THINK LESS OF MEN WHO STAY AT HOME TO RAISE THEIR CHILDREN NE in every eight people thinks a stay-at-home dad is "less" of a man.
Before he became a stay-at-home dad, my husband only knew the simplest of recipes.
Clark is a stay-at-home mom and former engineer who also has served on the board since 2015.
Dubai: If you're a stay-at-home mum and have ever felt that what you do is taken for granted, it is time to set the record straight.