Definition of Lap of luxury

1. Noun. In conditions of wealth and comfort. "He was raised in the lap of luxury"

Generic synonyms: Comfort, Ease

Definition of Lap of luxury

1. Noun. (idiomatic) A position or situation in which one is spoiled and indulged. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lap Of Luxury

lap belt
lap belts
lap cat
lap cats
lap choly
lap covering
lap danced
lap dancer
lap dances
lap dancing
lap dog
lap joint
lap of honor
lap of honour
lap of luxury (current term)
lap of the gods
lap pool
lap record
lap records
lap sash seatbelt
lap sash seatbelts
lap up

Literary usage of Lap of luxury

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs of Mrs. Coghlan: Daughter of the Late Major Moncrieffe by Mrs Coghlan, Coghlan (Margaret Moncrieffe) (1864)
"... pede the milder but not lefs meritorious performance of private benevolence :—I was nurfed in the lap of luxury—my mind ..."

2. Webster's Elementary-school Dictionary: Abridged from Webster's New by Noah Webster (1914)
"... as one sits; the part of the person so covered ; as, on his mother's lap ; figuratively, place of rearing and fostering ; as, the lap of luxury. lap, ..."

3. Socialism, with Preludes on Current Events: With Preludes on Current Events by Joseph Cook (1880)
"I do a service both to those who slumber in the lap of luxury, and to those who lie asleep in the benumbing cold of poverty, ..."

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