What does Homebody mean?

Slang for a person who enjoys the pleasures centered around staying at home.

Other definitions of Homebody:

  • Somebody who enjoys their home and its atmosphere. Simple pleasures and known spaces are preferred, as opposed to adventures and the unknown.
  • Stay-at-home type that does not like extreme social situations.
  • Someone who doesn't like going out and prefers to stay at home, keeping to themselves and loved ones.

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How to use the term

  • Being locked at home for over a year was easier for the homebodies among us.

  • I would describe myself as a homebody.

  • Being a home-body doesn't necessarily mean you're introverted.

  • After years of outdoor adventures, I've come to love myself as a home body.


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