life skill

[ lahyf skil ]
/ ˈlaɪf ˌskɪl /


Usually life skills. a skill that helps a person to function well in adult life, especially in social or emotional situations: Schools can teach life skills such as persistence and resilience.

Origin of life skill

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019