(noun): a state of bliss, contentment, ease, and good fortune.
When I was a little kid, I lived the life of Riley, enshrouded in my own little world of delightful oblivion with others to care for my needs and wants.
by Miss Julie June 27, 2006
An easy life without chores or responsibilities. The assumed typical life of an irishman.
He lives the life of riley; his missus does everything and he never lifts a finger.
by Kung-fu Jesus July 08, 2004