Couch Potato

Idiom

Couch Potato

Definition

Someone who spends a large amount of time sitting or lying down and doing very little physical activity.

Examples

I have started to become a bit of a couch potato since I have been working from home

My brother always was a couch potato, he would rather watch tv than go outside and play

Origin

Late 1970s, USA

Faqs

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