[ troo-lahyf ]
/ ˈtruˈlaɪf /
similar to everyday life; realistic: true-life episodes.
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astute, businesslike, down-to-earth, earthy, hard, hard-boiled, levelheaded, lifelike, natural, naturalistic, practical, pragmatic, pragmatical, prudent, rational, real, reasonable, sane, sensible, shrewd
- true vocal cords,
- true-false test,
- truelove knot
Origin of true-life
First recorded in 1925–30
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directly comparable to realitya true-life romance
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