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[hohm-bod-ee] /ˈhoʊmˌbɒd i/

noun, plural homebodies.
a person who prefers pleasures and activities that center around the ; stay-at-home.
noun (pl) -bodies
a person whose life and interests are centred on the home

1821, from home (n.) + body.


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