Definition of lifestyle in US English:

lifestyle

noun

  • 1The way in which a person or group lives.

    ‘the benefits of a healthy lifestyle’
    • ‘The best way to prevent weight gain is to exercise and maintain an active lifestyle.’
    • ‘Family physicians need to be more effective at helping patients adopt healthy lifestyle habits.’
    • ‘The primary goal of screening younger persons is to promote lifestyle changes that may provide long-term benefits.’
    • ‘Diet and lifestyle factors may be important in determining the ratio of estrogen metabolites.’
    • ‘The focus this year is Children, Adolescents and Heart Disease, because children are increasingly adopting unhealthy lifestyles.’
    • ‘In today's busy lifestyle, why not reward yourself?’
    • ‘Adopting healthy lifestyle changes and taking medications can help you manage your disease.’
    • ‘A mother who stole £715,000 from her bosses to fund a jetset lifestyle has been jailed for five years.’
    • ‘And he was almost as famous for his playboy lifestyle as his driving skills.’
    • ‘Perhaps there are changes in lifestyle factors or nutrition that's making a difference.’
    • ‘If your busy bodybuilding lifestyle makes it impossible to buy fresh veggies often, the next best bet is frozen.’
    • ‘And why would executives that are enjoying a lavish lifestyle be sending alarm signals?’
    • ‘Simplifying health empowers people to feel confident in making energizing lifestyle choices.’
    • ‘He was already obese and he was already living a sedentary lifestyle.’
    • ‘The balance of the articles can be used by either gender to promote a healthy bodybuilding lifestyle.’
    • ‘Many top players had enjoyed extravagant lifestyles and six-figure salaries.’
    • ‘Your future holds the trappings of a rock 'n' roll superstar lifestyle.’
    • ‘As parents, we have the responsibility of helping our children lead active healthy lifestyles.’
    • ‘But how could a hunter-gatherer lifestyle feed the 20 million-strong population of Australia?’
    • ‘Finally, he says, people's inactive lifestyles have also contributed to the problem.’
    way of life, way of living, manner of living, life, situation, position, state, station, condition, set of circumstances, fate, lot
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    1. 1.1as modifier Denoting advertising or products designed to appeal to a consumer by association with a desirable lifestyle.
      • ‘Also, the kind of lifestyle concept that we are trying to sell is not for men alone.’
      • ‘Denmark has had a cosmetic surgery lifestyle mag for a couple of months now.’
      • ‘She fears we are catering to modern lifestyle whims rather than for future generations.’
      • ‘Much of the newer consumer and lifestyle material is oriented towards women.’
      • ‘One segment that has blossomed in the golf boom is the so-called lifestyle golf magazine.’
      • ‘Is this a lifestyle business or is it going to be driven forward to maximise its potential?’
      • ‘It certainly has a lot to do with a new generation of lifestyle television programming.’
      • ‘Like it or not, America's lifestyle queen is about to invade the United Kingdom.’
      • ‘Maybe that's why they need lifestyle management, to point out these things to them.’
      • ‘Each is part of the booming sex lifestyle sector and each is led by at least two women in their early thirties.’
      • ‘You can get quite used to a lifestyle movement, however alien it might seem to begin with.’
      • ‘Do you want to sell magic as a lifestyle commodity to the general public?’
      • ‘Now a lifestyle accessory, dreadlocks in 1960s Jamaica meant one thing: outcast.’
      • ‘No wonder they've been the preferred lifestyle accessory of artists for so long.’
      • ‘Indeed, so slushy is the ad until its conclusion, it could be for any lifestyle product.’
      • ‘More surreal still, they are so in demand that lifestyle television can barely contain them.’

Pronunciation

lifestyle

/ˈlaɪfˌstaɪl//ˈlīfˌstīl/