deluxe

or de luxe

[ duh-luhks, -loo ks ]
/ dəˈlʌks, -ˈlʊks /

adjective

of special elegance, sumptuousness, or fineness; high or highest in quality, luxury, etc.: a deluxe hotel; a deluxe edition of Shakespeare bound in leather.

adverb

in a luxurious or sumptuous manner: We always travel deluxe.

Nearby words

  1. delusive,
  2. delusively,
  3. delusory,
  4. delusterant,
  5. delustering,
  6. delvaux,
  7. delve,
  8. dely.,
  9. dem,
  10. dem.

Origin of deluxe

First recorded in 1810–20, deluxe is from the French word de luxe of luxury

Related formssu·per·de·luxe, adjective

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Word Origin and History for deluxe

deluxe

adj.

1819, from French de luxe, literally "of luxury," from Latin luxus "excess, abundance" (see luxury).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper