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a slice of life

Definition of a slice of life

  1. :  an example of what ordinary life is like :  something (such as a story or movie) that shows what ordinary life is like <The story is/shows/presents a slice of life in a small Midwestern town.>



Word by Word Definitions

sliceplay
  1. :  to cut with or as if with a knife

    :  to stir or spread with a slice

    :  to hit (a ball) so that a slice results

  1. :  a thin flat piece cut from something

    :  a wedge-shaped piece (as of pie or cake)

    :  a spatula for spreading paint or ink

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism, growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model


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