Definition of Stay-at-home

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

Exact synonyms: Homebody
Generic synonyms: Adult, Grownup



2. Adjective. Not given to travel. "A stay-at-home friend"
Similar to: Provincial

Definition of Stay-at-home

1. Adjective. (context: of a parent) Not employed, and rather devoting more time to one's children. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stay-at-home

staved
staveless
staves
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stavesacres
stavewood
stavewoods
staving
stavudine
stavudines
staw
stawed
stawing
staws
stay
stay-at-home (current term)
stay-at-home(a)
stay at
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stay away
stay behind
stay fresh
stay in
stay in place
stay of execution
stay off
stay on
stay over
stay put

Literary usage of Stay-at-home

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1. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen, Reginald Brimley Johnson (1892)
"... who had already a cold, was persuaded by Elinor to stay at home. Chapter THEIR intended excursion to Whitwell turned out very differently from what ..."

2. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Then stay at home, my heart, and rest; The bird is safest in its nest; O'er all that flutter their wings and fly A hawk is hovering in the sky; To stay at ..."

3. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Then stay at home, my heart, and rest; The bird is safest in its nest; O'er all that flutter their winga and fly A hawk is hovering in the sky; To stay at ..."

4. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl (1866)
"... stormy lives that do not end on the scaffold, soon obliged him to retire, and to stay at home. There, nothing could diminish his restless activity. ..."

5. A Journal of the Proceedings in Georgia, Beginning October 20, 1737: By by William Stephens (1906)
"... Mr. Eyre wisely chose to meddle with none of them: For such as stay at home, on these appointed Seasons of being abroad, are looked on by their own ..."

6. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"SUy, stay at home with me; leave off thy lofty soaring; Star thou at home with me, and on thy books be For he that goes abroad, lays little up in storing ..."

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