Definition of Life-style

1. Noun. A manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes.

Exact synonyms: Life Style, Lifestyle, Modus Vivendi
Generic synonyms: Fashion, Manner, Mode, Style, Way
Specialized synonyms: Fast Lane, Free Living, Vanity Fair

Definition of Life-style

1. Noun. A style of living that reflects the attitudes and values of a person or group ¹

2. Noun. (marketing) the totality of the likes and dislikes of a particular section of the market, especially when expressed in terms of the products and services that they would buy; a marketing strategy based on the self-image of such a group ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Life-style

life-cycle costing
life-style (current term)
life-support system
life after death
life and limb
life and soul of the party
life belt
life belts
life buoy
life change events

Literary usage of Life-style

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Most patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease can be managed by reassurance and simple life-style adjustments alone. The therapy for those with chronic ..."

2. The City: Urban Communities and Their Problems by Alan S. Berger (1978)
"... social class, and life style. We will also investigate the forces that make the maintenance of homogeneity and community solidarity more difficult. ..."

3. Annals of Brattleboro, 1681-1895 by Mary Rogers Cabot (1921)
"CHAPTER XXVII SOCIAL LIFE Social Life—Style of John W. Blake's hospitality—Honorable and Mrs. Oliver Chapin—Mrs. Patty Fessenden—George Baty Blake's ..."

4. The British Essayists by James Ferguson (1823)
"Cursory Remarks on the Life, Style, Genius, and Writings of Petrarch. ONE of the first and brightest luminaries which appeared in the literary horizon, ..."

5. The Paraná: With Incidents of the Paraguayan War, and South American by Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1868)
"... and tout ensemble — His sober and steady Life — Style of Rejoicings kept up at the Festivity. THE road from Concepcion del Uruguay to San Jose, ..."

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