live off/on the fat of the land

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Definition of live off/on the fat of the land

: to live very well by enjoying the best things that are available without having to work hard to get those things They retired several years ago and have been living on the fat of the land ever since.

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“Live off/on the fat of the land.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20off%2Fon%20the%20fat%20of%20the%20land. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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