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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To enter ESPN Zone's Ultimate Couch Potato competition, hopefuls must send an e-mail to couchpotato@espnzone.
THE Weight Watchers group leader knows all about being a couch potato .
The Couch Potato Workout describes numerous practical and functional exercises people can do to build strength, balance and flexiblity as part of their normal daily routine.
Helen Brunton from Ishtar Dance with couch potato mascot Eddie King and former Olympic ski jumper Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards.
A SOLIHULL Council database which aims to kick couch potato culture into touch has been shortlisted for an award.
Solihull Council's mascot, Eddie King, the couch potato, will be joining Knowle and Dorridge Lions's running lion on the five-mile event which takes place on Sunday, May 14.
It's called the Spud Club, an association to further the benefits of being a couch potato.
We have a Day at the Races program where we bring out people from local rehab centers to the track after they've been injured to show them they don't have to go home and be a couch potato or a burden on society for the rest of their life,'' Schmidt said.
RAB C Nesbitt was the ultimate couch potato and star of the 90s comedy series of the same name.
A GIANT couch potato mascot has been out and about encouraging families to get active.
A SOFA developed in an Irish university could help create the ultimate couch potato, it was claimed yesterday.