Definition of homebody in English:


Syllabification: home·bod·y
Pronunciation: /ˈhōmˌbädē

noun (plural homebodies)

informal , chiefly North American
  • A person who likes to stay at home, especially one who is perceived as unadventurous.
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    • Kennedy has been something of a homebody, rarely venturing far from suburban Boston.
    • He was a homebody, not a wanderer, a tinkerer, not an explorer.
    • Lauren is a self-confessed homebody with no desire to travel; it should have been a perfect match.

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