slice-of-life

[slahys-uh v-lahyf]

adjective

of, relating to, or being a naturalistic, unembellished representation of real life: a play with slice-of-life dialogue.

Nearby words

  1. slezsko,
  2. slic,
  3. slice,
  4. slice bar,
  5. slice of the pie,
  6. sliced,
  7. slicer,
  8. slick,
  9. slick as a whistle,
  10. slicken

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)

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