1Denoting a parent who is engaged in the full-time care of their child or children and does not go out to work.‘I know lots of working mums and lots of stay-at-home mums’
- ‘he was primarily raised by his stay-at-home father’
- 1.1Preferring to be at home rather than to travel or socialize.
- ‘a quiet stay-at-home guy’
A person who prefers to be at home.
domestic, stay-at-home, home-loving, housewifely
- ‘her son was a real stay-at-home’
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