Used to express or allude to the way of life of a different group in society, especially a wealthier one: he has spent six years showing TV viewers how the other half lives
More example sentences
- Though his conclusions are a little predigested, he wants to create enlightening and ultimately dignifying experiences that teach people how the other half lives.
- She presents a breezy overview of issues relevant to men who are interested in seeing how the other half lives.
- So I actually got to see how the other half lives, cosseted away in their curtained off world of hot towels, free wine, chocolates, and cookies.
Definition of how the other half lives in:
- The US English dictionary