lap of luxury


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Noun1.lap of luxury - in conditions of wealth and comfort; "he was raised in the lap of luxury"
ease, comfort - a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"
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Come, ma'am, you know you were born in the lap of luxury.
Pumblechook, who had an objection to being interrupted; "I mean, enjoying himself with his elders and betters, and improving himself with their conversation, and rolling in the lap of luxury.
And Mr Dorrit's daughter that day began, in earnest, her competition with that woman not present; and began it so well that Mr Dorrit could all but have taken his affidavit, if required, that Mrs Sparkler had all her life been lying at full length in the lap of luxury, and had never heard of such a rough word in the English tongue as Marshalsea.
You're a blighted being, and decidedly cross today because you can't sit in the lap of luxury all the time.
Was it outside that very house as I first set eyes upon him, rolling in the lap of luxury, when I was selling halfpenny ballads there for a living?
But for a fraction of the cost, you can entertain a train- full of guests in the lap of luxury over a week.
With such low prices and some great deals around, travellers can enjoy a night in the lap of luxury for less than ever.
I have a pension of 2,400 [pounds sterling] a year, rising by three per cent a year, so am hardly in the lap of luxury when I see the salaries that some members earn and the pensions that must go with these.
If it wasn't enough to lose their precious child, they now have to live with the knowledge that his killer's family will be living it up in the lap of luxury.
JAGUAR'S pretty X-Type was launched in 2001, so prices are now down to a cheap as chips pounds 5,000, if you fancy the lap of luxury.
Vouchers worth pounds 10,000 to stay in the lap of luxury around the globe are being offered with the final apartment for sale at Wainbody House.
AD Aviation, which flies from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, are offering packages from pounds 15,000 to get budding supporters and their mates to and from the game in the lap of luxury.