the story of someone's life

idiom

Definition of the story of someone's life 

: the way things usually or always happen in someone's life I'm not surprised that he didn't get the job. That's the story of his life.

Learn More about the story of someone's life

Share the story of someone's life

Resources for the story of someone's life

Statistics for the story of someone's life

Look-up Popularity

Comments on the story of someone's life

What made you want to look up the story of someone's life? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not any or not one

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!