Definition of live it up in English:

live it up

phrase

informal
  • Spend one's time in an extremely enjoyable way, typically by being extravagant or engaging in an exciting social life.

    ‘they're living it up in Hawaii’
    • ‘They have lived it up and spent their way all throughout the eighties, never saving a dime.’
    • ‘I thought ‘young people today’ spent all their dosh on mobile phones, gadgets and living it up.’
    • ‘Most eighteen-year-olds I knew were in college, partying, and living it up.’
    • ‘They and the whole class they represent will spend the rest of the summer living it up at a whirl of social events.’
    • ‘By rights, I should be a millionaire, living it up on some island somewhere.’
    • ‘But she denied her kids had been abandoned as she lived it up on boozy nights in Turkish bars and clubs with friends.’
    • ‘They spent this week living it up in Cape Town instead of acclimatising to altitude.’
    • ‘I'm not a great one for living it up till the early hours but I love breakfast meetings.’
    • ‘She survives on £50 a week state hand-outs while he lives it up in style after winning £1.5 million on the Lottery.’
    • ‘I feel like I should be living it up, having an exciting life.’
    live extravagantly, live in the lap of luxury, live in clover
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