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English definition of “couch potato”

couch potato

noun [C] uk   informal disapproving us  
a person who watches a lot of television and does not have an active lifeLaziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
(Definition of couch potato from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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