Definition of Homebody

1. Noun. A person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel.

Exact synonyms: Stay-at-home
Generic synonyms: Adult, Grownup

Definition of Homebody

1. Noun. A person who prefers to remain at home, rather than participate in social events elsewhere. ¹

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Definition of Homebody

1. one who likes to stay at home [n -BODIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homebody

home teaching
home team
home teams
home territory
home theater
home theatre
home thrust
home town
home truth
home truths
home video
home wrecker
home wreckers
homebody (current term)
homebound persons

Literary usage of Homebody

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"She was hardly out of the store before Mrs. homebody came down the aisle, carrying a large basket, ... "Certainly, Mrs. homebody, I'll see that she gets it. ..."

2. The Records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 Anno Domini by New York (N.Y.), Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1897)
"Pltf. now asks, that deft . shall be forced to deliver the cow and calf according to sale and contract although he b*i Hold them to homebody else. ..."

3. The Personal History of David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, Edwin Percy Whipple (1894)
"... or otherwise obliged somebody, or jobbed for somebody, who knew homebody who got the lieutenant of the county to nominate him for the commission. ..."

4. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1860)
"icl'hill, before he can be Mire they will ni.ike half n dollar, without cheating homebody. After much consideration the li-l reduced ¬°Nolf to the following ..."

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