the life of the party


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the life of the party

someone who makes everyone enjoy things more She was the one who was always smiling in pictures, the one who was the life of the party.
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the life of the party

Informal
An animated, amusing person who is the center of attention at a social gathering.
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These toys will be the life of the party, especially when served up with coordinating ribbon collars, leads and harnesses in fun martini and margarita motifs.
Always the life of the party, Norma requested that no one mourn her loss, but instead celebrate her life at a party that will be held by her children in late June.
Up until then Sheen had been the life of the party to open the swanky new Epic rooftop bar, which he co-owns, at the posh El Ganza hotel, the New York Daily News reported.
Friend Gavin John said: "He was a fantastic guy, fun-loving, always the life of the party.
He might have retired from the catering business, but he's hoping to be the life of the party for a long, long time.
As the men in "Private Dicks" amply and hilariously demonstrate, every man's dick feels that it's the life of the party, some of them even wearing lamp shades (one segment is titled "Foreskin or Against").
Remember the life of the party can be the death of us all.
She was a world traveler and a very generous, giving person and always the life of the party.