life of the party


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life of the party

Fig. a person who is lively and helps make a party fun and exciting. Bill is always the life of the party. Be sure to invite him. Bob isn't exactly the life of the party, but he's polite.
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life of the party

A lively, amusing person who is the center of attention at a social gathering. For example, Eileen was the life of the party, telling one good story after another. [First half of 1800s]
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