luxe

[ loo ks, 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.

Nearby words

  1. luvvie,
  2. luwian,
  3. lux,
  4. lux.,
  5. luxate,
  6. luxembourg,
  7. luxembourger,
  8. luxembourgian,
  9. luxemburg,
  10. luxemburg, rosa

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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Word Origin and History for luxe

luxe

"luxury, elegance," 1550s, from French luxe "luxury, sumptuousness, profusion," from Latin luxus (see luxury).

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