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luxe

[ looks, luhks; French lyks ]
/ lʊks, lʌks; French lüks /
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noun

luxury; elegance; sumptuousness: accommodations providing luxe at low rates.Compare deluxe.

adjective

luxurious; deluxe: luxe accommodations.

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Origin of luxe

1550–60; <French <Latin luxus excess
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British Dictionary definitions for luxe

luxe
/ (lʌks, lʊks, French lyks) /

noun

Word Origin for luxe

C16: from French from Latin luxus extravagance, luxury
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