couch potato


noun

Informal. a person whose leisure time is spent watching television.

Nearby words

  1. cotype,
  2. cou-cou,
  3. coucal,
  4. couch,
  5. couch grass,
  6. couch roll,
  7. couch-grass,
  8. couch-surf,
  9. couchant,
  10. coucher

Origin of couch potato

First recorded in 1980–85

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British Dictionary definitions for couch potato

couch potato

noun

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