in clover
also in the clover phrasal in prosperity or in pleasant circumstances

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in clover — or[in the clover] {adv.} or {adj. phr.}, {informal} In rich comfort; rich or successful; having a pleasant or easy life. * /They live in clover because their father is rich./ * /When we finish the hard part we ll be in the clover./ Compare: BED… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in clover — or[in the clover] {adv.} or {adj. phr.}, {informal} In rich comfort; rich or successful; having a pleasant or easy life. * /They live in clover because their father is rich./ * /When we finish the hard part we ll be in the clover./ Compare: BED… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • In clover — Clover Clo ver (kl[=o] v[ e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl[ o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in\ clover — • in clover • in the clover adv or adj. phr. informal In rich comfort; rich or successful; having a pleasant or easy life. They live in clover because their father is rich. When we finish the hard part we ll be in the clover. Compare: bed of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in clover — ► in clover in ease and luxury. Main Entry: ↑clover …   English terms dictionary

  • in clover — index prosperous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in clover — phrasal or in the clover : in prosperity or in pleasant circumstances the farmers were in clover, and it was about time F.L.Allen * * * in clover informal phrase enjoying a pleasant comfortable life, usually because you have a lot of mone …   Useful english dictionary

  • in clover — adjective a) In a condition of prosperity. [S]he resigned herself with noble fortitude to lodging, as one may say, in clover, and feeding on the fat of the land. b) Happy and contented. They tell Sasha, There is big money here. You and the kids… …   Wiktionary

  • in clover — becoming wealthy, receiving lots of money    We were in clover! We bought a ranch, a car, and a house in town …   English idioms

  • in clover — rich or successful, having a pleasant or easy life They are in clover now that they have sold their business and retired …   Idioms and examples

  • in clover — in ease and luxury. → clover …   English new terms dictionary

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