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homebody

[hohm-bod-ee] /ˈhoʊmˌbɒd i/
noun, plural homebodies.
1.
a person who prefers pleasures and activities that center around the home; stay-at-home.
Origin of homebody
1815-1825
An Americanism dating back to 1815-25; home + body
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British Dictionary definitions for homebody

homebody

/ˈhəʊmˌbɒdɪ/
noun (pl) -bodies
1.
a person whose life and interests are centred on the home
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Word Origin and History for homebody
n.

1821, from home (n.) + body.

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