Definition of good liver in English:

good liver

(also good liber)


  • 1A person who lives righteously, a virtuous person. Now rare.

  • 2Regional. A wealthy or well-to-do person.

  • 3A person who has a sociable and luxurious lifestyle, especially with regard to food and drink; a bon vivant.


Late Middle English; earliest use found in Henry Lovelich (fl. 1450), poet. From good + liver.


good liver

/ˌɡʊd ˈlɪvə/