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or de luxe

[duh-luhks, -loo ks]
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  1. of special elegance, sumptuousness, or fineness; high or highest in quality, luxury, etc.: a deluxe hotel; a deluxe edition of Shakespeare bound in leather.
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  1. 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 the French word de luxe of luxury
Related formssu·per·de·luxe, adjective
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Word Origin and History for deluxe


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

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