live large(redirected from lives large)
To have a luxurious lifestyle. The term sometimes implies that such a lifestyle will be temporary. The royalties from his hit album have allowed him to live large well after the peak of his stardom—he still has six houses. We lived large while we were in Vegas, but now it's back to the old grind.
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to live in luxury; to spend time in grand style. George loved to live large, dining at fine French restaurants.
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phr. Doing okay. (The response to How ya living?) I’m living large. How you doing?
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To indulge freely in a luxury or luxuries: For a few years, the nation lived large on its new-found oil wealth.
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