life of Riley
also life of Reilly Etymology: from the name Riley or Reilly Date: 1914 a carefree comfortable way of living

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  • life of Riley — {n. phr.}, {informal} A soft easy life; pleasant or rich way of living. * /He s living the life of Riley. He doesn t have to work anymore./ Compare: BED OF ROSES, IN CLOVER, LIVE HIGH OFF THE HOG …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • life of Riley — {n. phr.}, {informal} A soft easy life; pleasant or rich way of living. * /He s living the life of Riley. He doesn t have to work anymore./ Compare: BED OF ROSES, IN CLOVER, LIVE HIGH OFF THE HOG …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Life of Riley — For other uses, see The Life of Riley (disambiguation). The Life of Riley, with William Bendix in the title role, is a popular American radio situation comedy series of the 1940s that was adapted into a 1949 feature film, a long run 1950s… …   Wikipedia

  • The Life of Riley (disambiguation) — The Life of Riley may refer to:*The Life of Riley, a popular radio situation comedy series of the 1940s *The Life of Reilly, the 2006 movie with Charles Nelson Reilly * A single by British band the Lightning Seeds, which went to number 28 in the… …   Wikipedia

  • life of Reilly — see life of Riley …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Riley — may refer to: *Riley (given name)Persons with first name Riley Real*Riley McMullin (1992 ndash;), Really Cool Guy living in Shawnee, KS *Riley Armstong (1984 ndash;), Canadian ice hockey player *Riley P. Bechtel (1952 ndash;), American… …   Wikipedia

  • Riley Finn — Infobox Buffyverse Character Marc Blucas as Riley Finn Title=Riley Finn First= The Freshman Last= As You Were Creator=Joss Whedon Name=Riley Finn Status=Alive Kind=Human Affiliation=United States Army, formerly the Scooby Gang, and The Initiative …   Wikipedia

  • Riley Smith — Infobox actor imagesize = 150px birthname = Riley Bryant Smith birthdate = birth date and age|1978|4|12 birthplace = Cedar Rapids, Iowa deathdate = deathplace = othername = homepage = academyawards = emmyawards = spouse(s) = Dated actress Danneel …   Wikipedia

  • Riley — See: LIFE OF RILEY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Riley — See: LIFE OF RILEY …   Dictionary of American idioms

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