[ slahys-uhv-lahyf ]
/ ˈslaɪs əvˈlaɪf /
of, relating to, or being a naturalistic, unembellished representation of real life: a play with slice-of-life dialogue.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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)
Words nearby slice-of-life
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