good life


: a life marked by a high standard of living

Examples of good life in a Sentence

vowed to live the good life if he ever won the lottery
Recent Examples on the Web Neither was able to imagine a way that going through with the pregnancy would afford a good life. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 13 Apr. 2024 This is the season where the gang had to eat road dogs and fan out across highways in order to stay alive, having previously lived a good life inside the walled prison community. Josh Wigler, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Mar. 2024 Lynch showing good life on his pitches early in Spring Training. Jaylon Thompson, Kansas City Star, 22 Feb. 2024 The best revenge is: success murder living a good life autofiction Saves it in the drafts folder. Hazlitt, 7 Feb. 2024 Reasons include the expected, like weather and the cost of living, as well as ones that hint at people’s deeper needs when trying to build a good life. Alfredo Sosa, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 Feb. 2024 Paul Matthews is an underappreciated (in his view) academic who has a pretty good life. Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times, 2 Jan. 2024 That’s the idea on a Sunday against Buffalo that should breathe some good life back into this season, to give pause to the idea that these Dolphins are a few dimensions and healthy bodies short. Dave Hyde, Sun Sentinel, 6 Jan. 2024 The result of such guidance is that Scrooge sees as if for the first time that a good life can be found in a clear apprehension of our past and a reverence for the permanent things. Peter J. Travers, National Review, 30 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of good life was in 1937

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“Good life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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