- similar to everyday life; realistic: true-life episodes.
Origin of true-life
First recorded in 1925–30
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Related Words for true-lifeastute, businesslike, down-to-earth, earthy, hard, hard-boiled, levelheaded, lifelike, natural, naturalistic, practical, pragmatic, pragmatical, prudent, rational, real, reasonable, sane, sensible, shrewd
- directly comparable to realitya true-life romance
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