dolce vita

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian dolce vita (literally sweet life), popularised by Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdɒltʃeɪ ˈviːtə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌdoʊltʃeɪ ˈvitə/
  • Rhymes: -iːtə
  • Hyphenation: dol‧ce vi‧ta

Noun[edit]

the dolce vita (uncountable)

  1. The good life; a life of self-indulgence and luxury. [from 20th c.]

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally, sweet life.

Noun[edit]

dolce vita f (uncountable)

  1. dolce vita (life of self-indulgence and luxury)
    Synonym: bella vita

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Noun[edit]

dolce vita m (invariable)

  1. (uncommon) Alternative spelling of dolcevita