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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

An informal term for a potato. Give me a couple more of them spuds, Mary. There's nothing quite like a hot spud covered in butter.

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.
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The next well expected to spud is i3 Energy's 13/23c-G Liberator West appraisal, then Equinor's 23/6-B Lifjellet exploration well and Summit's 21/6b Avalon appraisal well which, if a success, will be turned around for development purposes.
16th-century conquistadors from Spain first brought the spud to Europe.
The postman said he had a spud parcel and he could take it or leave it.
My spuds are going into the small greenhouse where they will get the light they need.
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Nunn and Qian found that 27 to 34 percent of the increase in the rate of urbanization in potato-suitable areas could be traced to the spud.
Or take advantage of the Bumper Collection deal and get the complete spud collection (3kg) and the onions and shallot collection for only pounds 18.85 and save a further pounds 5.
A GARDENER was knocker-ed for six when he dug this boob-shaped spud out of the ground.
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): An Australian farmer was left stunned when he unearthed a man-shaped spud.
"There are NO mediumsized spuds, Dad - just big or small."
E-Z Spuds purchased the land in March 2003 as part of a $150,000 deal with 635 Acres Joint Venture, led by William F.
We, as a nation, continue to put away about 170 grams of spuds ( in one form or another ( each day.The average punter probably doesn't realise the whole potato production marketing cycle is strictly controlled by the potato contracting companies dealing with agents for supermarkets or processing factories.
Steve and Karen Morris said their four children were distraught at the theft of Spuds, who was hibernating in a box taken from the garage of their home in Lea Marston, near Sutton Coldfield,on Christmas Eve.
FURIOUS farmers at a celebration dinner for their new crop of gourmet potatoes were shocked to be served up supermarket spuds.
SPUDs and PUIs, which weigh a mere 5-7 pounds, consist of a 2.5-MHz transducer, battery and base unit with a small display screen.