la dolce vita

noun

la dol·​ce vi·​ta (ˌ)lä-ˈdōl-(ˌ)chā-ˈvē-(ˌ)tä How to pronounce la dolce vita (audio)

Examples of la dolce vita in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Italian cruise line Costa Cruises wants travelers to live la dolce vita with a spring sale that has sailings to the Mediterranean and northern Europe starting at less than $300. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 14 Mar. 2024 The look is in keeping with an enduring want of all things la dolce vita (Jenner's jaunts to the Italian countryside were instrumental in the rise of last year's Tomato Girl Summer). Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 10 Feb. 2024 Miami’s la dolce vita vibe gives tourists the desire to hop aboard a Vespa for a tropical version of Audrey Hepburn’s iconic Roman Holiday spin. Madeline O’Leary, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Here, the couple share some of that research (and lessons learned) for those who are looking to wed in the land of la dolce vita. Kaitlin Menza, Condé Nast Traveler, 1 Feb. 2024 In not just one, but several snapshots, Kardashian, 39, embodied this la dolce vita trend. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 17 Aug. 2023 From a Dolce & Gabbana dress inspired by traditional Italian majolica tiles, to a romantic silk gown by Luisa Beccaria featuring a delicate floral print, the queen of pop was truly living la dolce vita. Liam Hess, Vogue, 20 Aug. 2022 Live la dolce vita with $200 in Mediterranean cruise credits Costa Cruises’ 2024 Kickoff Sale means travelers can secure $200 of fun money per cabin just for booking a Mediterranean cruise by October 30. Kyler Alvord, Condé Nast Traveler, 27 Oct. 2023 Book now at Corazón Cabo Costa Cruise deals Live la dolce vita with $200 in Mediterranean cruise credits Costa Cruises’ 2024 Kickoff Sale means travelers can secure $200 of fun money per cabin just for booking a Mediterranean cruise by October 30. Kyler Alvord, Condé Nast Traveler, 29 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of la dolce vita was in 1961

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“La dolce vita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/la%20dolce%20vita. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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