the life and soul of the party

Definition of the life and soul of the party

chiefly British

  1. :  someone who is very lively and amusing at a party or other social gathering

Word by Word Definitions

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model

soulplay
  1. :  the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life

    :  the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe

    :  god

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of black Americans or their culture

    :  designed for or controlled by blacks

partyplay
  1. :  a person or group taking one side of a question, dispute, or contest

    :  a group of persons organized for the purpose of directing the policies of a government

    :  a person or group participating in an action or affair

  1. :  to attend or give parties

    :  revel


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