Definition of (as) large as lifechiefly British, informal
- I never expected her to come to the party, but there she was, as large as life.
: ample, abundant
: extensive, broad
: in abundance : amply, liberally
: with the wind abaft the beam
: in a large manner : extravagantly
: liberality, generosity
: a thousand dollars
: 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 (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
: of or relating to animate being
: using a living model
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