to save someone's life

idiom

Definition of to save someone's life

informal
used to say that someone is completely unable to do something I can't figure this puzzle out to save my life.She can't sing to save her life.

Learn More About to save someone's life

Dictionary Entries Near to save someone's life

tosaphoth

to save someone's life

to say the least

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for to save someone's life

Cite this Entry

“To save someone's life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20save%20someone%27s%20life. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

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!