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mouse potatonoun [C]

uk   us   humorous
a ​person who ​spends a lot of ​time on ​theircomputer and does not have an ​activestyle of ​life
(Definition of mouse potato from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mouse potatonoun [C]

uk   us   (plural mouse potatoes) informal IT
a ​person who ​spends a lot of ​time using their ​computer and does not have an ​active way of ​life: Try to ​walk more in your ​dailylife to ​keep from becoming a ​mouse potato.
(Definition of mouse potato from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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