Definition of couch potato in English:

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couch potato

Pronunciation: /ˈkouCH pəˌtādō/


A person who spends little or no time exercising and a great deal of time watching television.
Example sentences
  • By lunch-time I could hardly walk and by evening picking up the TV controller made even being a couch potato a painful exercise.
  • She in turn has become a couch potato, watching old movies and ordering take out.
  • Instead of just sitting in front of your television being a couch potato, it offers you opportunity to shop online, play games and enjoy other activities.

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Syllabification: couch po·ta·to

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