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n. pl. home·bod·ies
One whose interests center on the home.
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n, pl -bodies
a person whose life and interests are centred on the home
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(ˈhoʊmˌbɒd i)

n., pl. -bod•ies.
a person who prefers staying at home.
[1815–25, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homebody - a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
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[ˈhəʊmbədɪ] N (homebodies (pl)) (US) → persona f hogareña, persona f casera
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To divert herself from these unpleasant thoughts, the Homebody turns to her outdated guidebook.
It does figure significantly in the first act, an astonishing monologue for a character identified only as "the Homebody," a middle-aged Englishwoman of capacious vocabulary and baroque syntax, who has cultivated an obsession with Afghanistan that she is more than willing to share with us.
Young British Actor Kit Harington's life has changed a lot since starring as Jon Snow in the hit HBO fantasy drama series "Game of Thrones" the former introverted homebody now drives a sleek sports car and has appeared on the cover of GQ Magazine.
FURRYn HAPPYOne fan beats the chilly night FEELING 3 CHILI Red Hot Chili Peppers rock 5,000 fans at Ulster Hall, below STREETS J AHEAD Boyce Avenue HE Z DERULO'S Jason Derulo at outdoor gig HOMEBODY ZSnow Patrol's Gary Lightbody SNOWSTOPPERS n Snow Patrol rock Belfast City Hall last night in front of 15,000
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Popstar and mum to Jayden James, Britney Spears has revealed that she is 'now just a quiet 'homebody'.
Richard was a true homebody. He loved to read, research and investigate up on topics that would interest him at the time.
Paul prides himself on being a bit of a homebody and dotes on his young son.
Protag Ryuki (Ryuki Tenmaya) is bored with island life, as well as his marriage to pregnant homebody Kaori (Kaori Nakata).
A day before releasing a slew of provocative selfies, Nicki Minaj claimed she is a homebody and has no interest whatsoever in partying or letting her hair down in a club.
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Whether you are a homebody or a frequent flier, your movements are predictable - theoretically speaking, according to a study of the traces left by 50,000 cellphone users.
"I really am a homebody, especially because I have to be on the road or working so much of the time and because I'm always in the public eye.
Kabul, sorry to say, is no match for Homebody. In it, the woman's husband and daughter search for her in Afghanistan, where she has either (a) been beaten to death by a mob or (b) fallen in love with a Muslim doctor and taken the veil.