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sofa spud

Someone who often engages in sedentary activities, usually understood as frequently watching television; a couch potato. "Spud" is an informal term for a potato. Lisa wants to date a man who loves to travel and try new things, not some sofa spud who stays home all day. I'm not letting you kids turn into sofa spuds this summer. Now put on your shoes, and let's go for a hike!
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spud

informal A potato. Give me a couple more of them spuds, Mary. There's nothing quite like a hot spud covered in butter.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

sofa spud

(ˈsofə ˈspəd)
n. someone who spends a great deal of time sitting and watching television. (A play on couch potato.) Sofa spuds have been getting a lot of attention in the newspapers.
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spud

(spəd)
1. n. a potato. Mashed spuds are the best of all.
2. n. vodka. (Presumed to be made from potatoes.) She keeps a big jug of spud in the reefer and drinks it like water.
3. n. a vodka drunkard. That silly spud thinks we can’t smell what’s on her breath.
4. n. a short person. (Also a term of address.) He can jump pretty high for a spud.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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