couch potato


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An Americanism for a sedentary person, usually male, whose predominant non-work or non-school-related activity consists of lying on a couch, watching TV

couch potato

An Americanism for a sedentary person, usually ♂, whose predominant non-work activity consists in lying on a couch, watching TV. See Television intoxication 'syndrome. '. Cf Vigorous exercise.
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The idea is pretty simple; ESPN Zone is the ultimate sports bar so we're hosting an event to find the ultimate couch potato," said Christine Baum, national marketing manager for ESPN Zone.
We are looking to hire the ultimate average Joe, who isn't afraid to eat more and become a professional couch potato for a living.
The VIP Couch Potato Package includes 2 seats on Hooters VIP Couch, 2 pitchers of beer, 20 wings, 2 Hooters T-shirts, and a front row seat to watch the San Francisco 49ers and the San Diego Chargers on Hooters big screen TV.
WATCHING TV sports for 72 hours non-stop has won Jeff Miller The Ultimate Couch Potato title.
Stan Friedman, the 47-year-old research librarian for Conde Nast, clinched his second straight title in the Ultimate Couch Potato Competition in the ESPN Zone.
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THE age of the couch potato is over - and Britain is now a nation of "desk potatoes", according to a study.