Definition of 'couch potato'
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I hope he wins the glitterball for all us couch potatoes cheering him on. The Sun (2016)When an expensive fad that was supposed to transform the life of the couch potato fails, a little something in us comes alive. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You are a participant, not a couch potato. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The couch potato became an athlete who trained 20 hours a week. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But opposition MPs claimed it would breed a generation of couch potatoes with appalling table manners. The Sun (2007)Although half of us are overweight or obese, the map shows we are no idle couch potatoes. The Sun (2011)Because scientific research shows you don't have to transform yourself from couch potato to fitness freak to improve your health. The Sun (2006)We need to be at the heart of the carnival, rather than just on the sidelines looking in like couch potatoes. AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)Given that those being rejected were probably already active in other sports, the net effect could be a new gang of couch potatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)TOO much exercise is as deadly as being a couch potato, a study shows. The Sun (2015)MEN who exercise are 34 per cent less likely to die from cancer than couch potatoes, new research has shown. The Sun (2008)WORLD Cup couch potatoes have sparked a hiring frenzy at a pizza firm as it takes on 1,300 extra delivery drivers. The Sun (2014)
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Used Rarely. couch potato is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of couch potato from the Collins English Dictionary
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