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deluxe

or de luxe

[ duh-luhks, -looks ]
/ dəˈlʌks, -ˈlʊks /
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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.
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Origin of deluxe

First recorded in 1810–20, deluxe is from French de luxe “of luxury”

OTHER WORDS FROM deluxe

su·per·de·luxe, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for deluxe

de luxe

deluxe

/ (dəˈlʌks, ˈlʊks) /

adjective
(esp of products, articles for sale, etc) rich, elegant, or sumptuous; superior in quality, number of accessories, etcthe de luxe model of a car
adverb
mainly US in a luxurious manner

Word Origin for de luxe

C19: from French, literally: of luxury
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