live in an ivory tower

To lead an impractical existence removed from the pressures and troubles of everyday life: “Like most college professors, Clark lives in an ivory tower.”


Nearby words

  1. live from day to day,
  2. live from hand to mouth,
  3. live happily ever after,
  4. live high off the hog,
  5. live in,
  6. live in each other's pockets,
  7. live in sin,
  8. live it up,
  9. live like a king,
  10. live load

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