Primrose-path meaning

A way of life of worldly ease or pleasure.
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A course of action that seems easy and appropriate but can actually end in calamity.
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The path of pleasure, self-indulgence, etc.
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A course of action that is deceptively easy, proper, etc. but that can lead to disaster.
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An easy and pleasant life; a self-indulgent or hedonistic life; such a life that leads to damnation.
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A deceptively easy or appealing course of action that leads one astray or into error.
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The life of prostitution.
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Origin of primrose-path

  • From Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Act I, Scene iii.
    From Wiktionary