the good life


US : the kind of life that people with a lot of money are able to have
She grew up poor, but now she's living the good life.
: a happy and enjoyable life
She gave up a good job in the city to move to the country in search of the good life.

Examples of the good life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here, a leisurely pace is simply another facet of the experience economy, something to be bought in service of the good life. Hazlitt, 8 Mar. 2023 Clean air, clean water, and freedom from life-threatening storms bring us closer to the good life. Liza Featherstone, The New Republic, 27 Feb. 2023

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“The good life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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