true-life

adjective \ ˈtrü-ˈlīf \

Definition of true-life

: true to life
  • a true-life story

First Known Use of true-life

1926


TRUE-LIFE Defined for English Language Learners

true-life

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Definition of true-life for English Language Learners

  • : based on a real story and not imaginary


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