this is the life
- (informal) An expression of bliss, an expression of happiness with one's current situation.
- 2008, Gary Wood, Don't Wait for Your Ship to Come In... Swim Out to Meet It:
- Ah, this is the life. All dressed up on an ocean liner with your favourite cocktail in hand, enjoying a nice relaxing evening.
Usage notes Edit
- Not to be confused with that's life.
an expression of bliss