slice of lifeslice of life
- the realistic description or representation, in literature, film, journalism, etc., of events and situations from everyday life
- such an event or situation
Origin of slice of lifetranslated, translation of French tranche de (la) vie, probably coined by dramatist Jean Jullien (1854-1919)
slice of life
nounpl. slices of life
An episode of actual experience represented realistically and with little alteration in a dramatic, fictional, or journalistic work.