- 1alive now all living things living organisms the finest living pianist
- 2[only before noun] used or practiced now living languages (= those still spoken) a living faith Idioms
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to hit someone very hard several times and hurt them very much Get out or I'll beat the living daylights out of you!
beat/knock the (living) daylights out of somebody (informal)jump to other results
to show by your actions or qualities that a particular fact is true These figures are living proof of the government's incompetence. He is living proof that not all engineers are boring.
be living proof of something/that…jump to other results
to scare someone very much
scare/frighten the (living) daylights out of somebody (informal)jump to other results
at a time, or during the time, that is remembered by people still alive the coldest winter in living memory
within/in living memoryjump to other results