couch potato

  • 1 Couch-Potato — (aus dem US amerikanischen Slang) ist das Klischee einer Person, die einen Großteil ihrer Freizeit auf einem Sofa oder einem Sessel mit fernsehen, Junk Food essen und Bier trinken verbringt. Der Begriff hat eine negative Konnotation. Zu diesem… …

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  • 2 Couch-Potato — Couch Po|ta|to, Couch|po|ta|to [ ka̮ut̮ʃpəteɪtoʊ ], die; , es […toʊs] [engl. couch potato, aus: couch ↑ (Couch) u. potato = Kartoffel] (salopp): jmd., der sich nicht sportlich betätigt, sondern vorwiegend [fernsehend] auf der Couch sitzt od.… …

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  • 3 couch potato — A couch potato is an extremely idle or lazy person who chooses to spend most of their leisure time horizontal in front of the TV and eats a diet that is mainly junk food …

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  • 4 couch potato — couch potatoes N COUNT (disapproval) A couch potato is someone who spends most of their time watching television and does not exercise or have any interesting hobbies. [INFORMAL] ...couch potatoes flicking through endless satellite TV channels …

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  • 5 couch potato — [n] inactive person bystander, goof off*, idler, laggard, lazy person, loafer, lotuseater*, lounger, observer, slouch, sluggard, spectator, televiewer*, TV viewer, viewer; concept 423 …

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  • 6 couch potato — ► NOUN informal ▪ a person who spends a great deal of time watching television …

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  • 7 couch potato — ☆ couch potato n. Slang a chronic television viewer …

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  • 8 Couch potato — A couch potato is a person who spends most of his or her free time sitting or lying on a couch. This stereotype often refers to a lazy and overweight person who watches a lot of television. Generally speaking, the term refers to a lifestyle in… …

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  • 9 couch potato — {n.} A person who is addicted to watching television all day. * /Poor Ted has become such a couch potato that we can t persuade him to do anything./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 couch potato — {n.} A person who is addicted to watching television all day. * /Poor Ted has become such a couch potato that we can t persuade him to do anything./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 11 couch potato —    A couch potato is an extremely idle or lazy person who chooses to spend most of their leisure time horizontal in front of the TV and eats a diet that is mainly junk food.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you refer to someone as a… …

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  • 12 couch potato — noun an idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television) • Topics: ↑television, ↑telecasting, ↑TV, ↑video • Hypernyms: ↑idler, ↑loafer, ↑do nothing, ↑layab …

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  • 13 couch potato — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms couch potato : singular couch potato plural couch potatoes informal showing disapproval someone who spends a lot of time sitting at home watching television …

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  • 14 couch potato — n American a lazy, greedy person. This expression from the late 1980s describes a person whose only activity is to lie in front of a television and eat and drink. ( Couch is an American synonym for sofa.) ► Couch potato , according to Lindsey… …

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  • 15 couch potato — n. a lazy, do nothing television watcher. (See also sofa spud.) □ If there was a prize for the best couch potato, my husband would win it. □ You are turning into a perfect couch potato …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 16 couch potato — np A lazy person who watches too much TV. He is a couch potato. 1970s …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 17 couch\ potato — noun A person who is addicted to watching television all day. Poor Ted has become such a couch potato that we can t persuade him to do anything …

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  • 18 couch potato — a person who watches a lot of TV    If I watch four hours of TV every day, am I a couch potato? …

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  • 19 Couch potato —   A couch potato is an extremely idle or lazy person who chooses to spend most of their leisure time horizontal in front of the TV and eats a diet that is mainly junk food …

    Dictionary of English idioms

  • 20 couch potato —  Lazy person; inveterate television watcher.  ► “Systems Integrators Inc. (SII) recently hosted a couch potato suite at the Las Vegas Hilton for Expo ’94 conventioneers interested in electronic media.” (Editor & Publisher, Aug. 27, 1994, p. 28) …

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