dolce vita

[ dawl-che -vee-tah; English dohl-chey -vee-tuh ]
/ ˈdɔl tʃɛ ˈvi tɑ; English ˈdoʊl tʃeɪ ˈvi tə /

noun Italian.

sweet life; the good life perceived as one of physical pleasure and self-indulgence (usually preceded by la).

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British Dictionary definitions for dolce vita

dolce vita
/ (ˈdɒltʃɪ ˈviːtə, Italian ˈdoltʃe ˈvita) /

noun

a life of luxury

Word Origin for dolce vita

Italian, literally: sweet life
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