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
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(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
Living a life full of passion and experiencing it all...at least twice
She's off flying and traveling once again ... living the life of riley
by sjriley January 18, 2012