from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One whose interests center on the home.
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- n. A person who prefers to remain at home, rather than participate in social events elsewhere.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel
"T. A., if I had been what they call a homebody, we wouldn't be married to-day, would we?"
Martha, was known as a homebody, took special interest in cooking and often appeared with a ring of kitchen keys tied at her wide waist.
The more he talks, the more he seems like a real homebody, which is a bit unexpected.
Part of it was due to the rigors of shiftwork, part was due to the fact that we have worked miles apart for years now, and part of it because I have always been quite independent and have never been much of a "homebody".
How I found myself in this precarious situation, i do not know. it defies all logic ... but there i was, bored out of my mind ... knitting in a gay bar. (part of the "homebody" costume.)
Clark recalled Timmy as a "homebody" who loved teasing his older brothers, having friends over for weekly sleepovers, and dreaming of becoming quarterback of Lincoln High's football team.
Now, the self-described "homebody" is cheerfully facing a sure-to-be exhausting weekend of interviews, public appearances and, of course, Sunday's awards, where win or lose, Curran will take the stage to present an award.
Sheila Reneau, Perkins 'mother, described her daughter as a "homebody" and said she has no idea who would want to hurt her or her boyfriend.
Catherine, who married Douglas in 2000, has proudly described herself as a 'homebody' who keeps in regular touch with some 30 relatives and friends in Wales, including her seamstress mother, Patricia, her sweet-factory owner father David 'Dai' Jones and her two brothers,
Parents Should Set Rules to Help Child Enjoy 'homebody' Days