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Slang

couch potato

This page is about the slang term couch potato

Meaning

someone who watches too much television

For example

  • When I was young I was a bit of a couch potato - mostly because I didn't have much money and TV was cheap.

  • Most couch potatoes are overweight because they don't get enough exercise.

Quick Quiz

Bernie is a real couch potato. He loves

a. eating potatoes

b. making couches

c. watching TV

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Contributor: Matt Errey