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Adjective: Set for life, established, successful, elated, on cloud nine.

Especially used to describe the emotional or financial state of having overcome a hurdle or having achieved a goal where success was uncertain.

Thought to be derived during WWII when hosiery was scarce and hard to obtain. Despite this origin, the adjective is not only applied to females.
Once you pass the bar exam, you're home in hose.

She married the love of her life and now she's home in hose.
by Ann Pearl Owen April 04, 2008
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