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stay-at-home

[stey-uh t-hohm]
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adjective
  1. not inclined to travel or seek diversions or pastimes outside one's residence, area, or country.
  2. of or relating to time spent at home: a stay-at-home evening.
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noun
  1. a person who stays at home a good deal; a person not inclined to travel; homebody.
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Origin of stay-at-home

First recorded in 1800–10
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Related Words for stay-at-home

private, pet, home, calm, family, stay-at-home, devoted, homely, sedentary, settled, subdued, submissive, tame, trained, tranquil, domiciliary, homelike, indoor

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British Dictionary definitions for stay-at-home

stay-at-home

adjective
  1. (of a person) enjoying a quiet, settled, and unadventurous use of leisure
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noun
  1. a stay-at-home person
  2. a person who does not bother to vote in a political election
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