the good life


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the good life

An especially comfortable, pleasurable, luxurious, and/or wealthy lifestyle. Sitting in the sun, having a few drinks, eating great food, with no worldly stresses… this is the good life, eh? We've been living the good life since my wife's wealthy uncle left us his entire fortune.
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good life, the

A wealthy, luxurious style of living. For example, Aunt Agatha left them a fortune, so now they're enjoying the good life. [Mid-1900s]
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the good life

A wealthy, luxurious way of living.
See also: good, life
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