good life


Definition of good life 

: a life marked by a high standard of living

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Synonyms for good life


American dream

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Examples of good life in a Sentence

vowed to live the good life if he ever won the lottery

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In Boston, Williams grew tired of ogling local Instagrammers who seemed to be living her best life: sipping lattes at cute coffee shops, shopping at cute thrift stores, reading cute books. Maggie Bullock, Marie Claire, "Where Did All My Girlfriends Go?," 10 Dec. 2018 Basically, Kendall is just living her best life in her tiniest bikini, and no-one can fault her for that. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kendall Jenner Just Made the Funniest Joke About Her Sisters While Posing in a Tiny Bikini," 25 Nov. 2018 This condition will need continued care and medication for dry eye but will not hinder her from living her best life. azcentral, "Rescue one of these shelter pets this week in Phoenix area," 13 Apr. 2018 While Alan is off dancing all over the country, Alexis appears to be living her best life in Japan, according to her latest Instagrams. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'Dancing With the Stars' Pro Hints That Alexis Ren and Alan Bersten Won’t Last," 5 Dec. 2018 The custom home was built by Ladisic Fine Homes to help its owners truly live out their best lives. Madeleine Bokan, House Beautiful, "You Can Now Own Our Whole Home Project House," 26 Oct. 2018 What also kept me focused was wanting to help my mother have a better life. Teen Vogue, "LeBron James Tells an Akron Student about Growing Up and Giving Back with His I Promise School," 27 July 2018 Pantuso said people look at Bourdain or Robin Williams and see happy people living their best lives. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Stigma of suicide: Mom of teen found by former Wauwatosa alderman speaks out," 27 June 2018 And, because of their direct relationship with that region and those people, the people at that cooperative have a better life now. Cam Wolf, GQ, "The Most Fair Price For a Cup of Coffee Might Be $16," 30 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of good life

1937, in the meaning defined above

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