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homebody

[hohm-bod-ee]
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noun, plural home·bod·ies.
  1. a person who prefers pleasures and activities that center around the home; stay-at-home.
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Origin of homebody

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25; home + body
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Related Words for homebody

acquaintance, friend, bystander, homebody

British Dictionary definitions for homebody

homebody

noun plural -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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