stay-at-home

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English[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

stay-at-home (not comparable)

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • This adjective is mostly restricted to attributive use; predicative uses such as in “My mother is stay-at-home” do exist, but are quite rare.
  • In particular, this adjective is most commonly found in the expressions stay-at-home mother, father, mom, dad, motherhood, and so on.