[slahys-uh v-lahyf]
  1. of, relating to, or being a naturalistic, unembellished representation of real life: a play with slice-of-life dialogue.

Origin of slice-of-life

1890–95; attributive use of slice of life, translation of French tranche de vie, allegedly coined by dramatist Jean Jullien (1854–1919) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018