- Inclined to remain in one's home, locality, or country.
- Sports Not engaging much in the offensive play: a stay-at-home defenseman.
A person who stays at or works from home.
- 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.
- Alternative spelling of stay-at-home.