Definition of douceur de la vie in English:

douceur de la vie

(also douceur de vie)

Pronunciation /duːˈsəː də la ˈviː/

noun

  • A way of life characterized by pleasure, comfort, and ease.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Contemporary Review. From French douceur de la vie from douceur + de + la the + vie life.