Definition of country life in US English:

country life


  • Rural life, especially as distinct from that of the town or city. Also: the lifestyle or pursuits (such as riding, hunting, fishing, etc.) regarded as typical of landed gentry. Also as a count noun: a life spent in the country.


Mid 16th century. From country + life.


country life

/ˌkʌntrɪ ˈlʌɪf/