stay-at-home definition, meaning - what is stay-at-home in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “stay-at-home”

See all translations

stay-at-home

noun [C] uk   /ˈsteɪ.ətˌhəʊm/  us   /-ˌhoʊm/ informal disapproving
someone who does not like to go to parties or events outside the home and is considered boring
Translations of “stay-at-home”
in Chinese (Traditional) 深居簡出者,老是留在家裡的人,不愛出門的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 深居简出者,老呆在家里的人,不爱出门的人…
(Definition of stay-at-home from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of stay-at-home?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “stay-at-home” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

a game in hand

if a sports team has a game in hand over other teams in a competition, it still has another game to play in which it can gain points

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More