Origin of luxurious
Examples from the Web for luxurious
One of its few concessions to the luxurious standards of the neighbors is a long, winding road.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Lear insists his longer, more detailed journeys are more thorough, experience-rich, and luxurious.
But with unlimited access to the luxurious sandwiches, piled high with glistening meat, a buttery apocalypse of gluttony unfolded.My Big, Buttery Lobster Roll Rumble: We Came, We Clawed, We Conquered|Scott Bixby|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But cozy coats were also plentiful and added soft, luxurious warmth.Art Takes the Runway at Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2014 London Fashion Week|Liza Foreman|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Iris Van Herpen and Delphine Manivet each have a technical mastery that falls within the luxurious customs of haute couture.
She was the picture of luxurious comfort, except for the frown upon her pretty brow.The Cricket|Marjorie Cooke
A field of new-mown hay provided him with the most luxurious bedroom man could desire.A Dog with a Bad Name|Talbot Baines Reed
He feels something of the air of the penitentiary in the very refinements of his luxurious hostelrie.
Lucien was thirsting already for enjoyment; he was in love with the easy, luxurious, and expensive life which the actress led.A Distinguished Provincial at Paris|Honore de Balzac
To her luxurious but austerely managed villa, Aunt Septima welcomed Brinnaria with heartfelt, if repressed affection.The Unwilling Vestal|Edward Lucas White
British Dictionary definitions for luxurious
Word Origin for luxurious
Word Origin and History for luxurious
c.1300, "lascivious, lecherous, unchaste," from Old French luxurios "lustful, lascivious" (Modern French luxurieux), from Latin luxuriosus, from luxuria (see luxury). Meaning "given to luxury, voluptuous" (of persons) is from c.1600. Of things, meaning "characterized by luxury" is attested from c.1650. Related: Luxuriously; luxuriousness.