Definition of to die for in English:

to die for

phrase

informal
  • Extremely good or desirable.

    ‘the ice creams are to die for’
    • ‘Put very simply, it will result in legs and a backside to die for.’
    • ‘On the ground floor, an array of cheeses, salamis, olive oil, fruit, nougat and pastries to die for.’
    • ‘I loved the Mudbrick Vineyard - not only great food and wine but the views are to die for!’
    • ‘Slight and dark, with lustrous eyes and cheekbones to die for, he is even more attractive in the flesh than on screen.’
    • ‘The costumes were completely marvellous and the sets were to die for in their gorgeousness.’
    • ‘You may have a CV to die for but if your accent doesn't fit then you might as well go home, says John Parrish’
    • ‘The songs merge a Gomez-like quirkiness, dreamy melodies and harmonies to die for.’
    • ‘Robinson, meanwhile, brought class, writing talent and a voice to die for.’
    • ‘You don't want a greasy kebab on a night out - you want proper paninis, amazing coffee and hot chocolate to die for.’
    • ‘Her dark skin was almost like silk to the touch and I tell you she had those big beautiful brown eyes and lips to die for!’