Adjective "Deluxe" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/dɪˈlʌks//ˈlʊks/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Luxurious or sumptuous; of a superior kind.
  1. 'He may have masterminded the design of many of his stock of objects de luxe and automata, but they were made in the workshops of leading craftsmen nearby.'
  2. 'The standard package includes a de luxe room and champagne on arrival, for £350.'
  3. 'The series was set in Wapping, in what has since become a gentrified landscape, home to prosperous businesses and City types who dwell in its newly built de luxe homes.'
  4. 'The real editor's room - the oak-panelled office on the third floor - is merely de luxe.'
  5. 'Twenty thousand copies are expected to be published, among which there will be a limited de luxe edition with silk end-sheets bound in gold blocked leather.'
  6. 'Theirs was the Prince of Wales carriage, an historic carriage of de luxe suites which smelt of cedar polish.'

Definitions

adjective

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. adverb

2. in a luxurious or sumptuous manner: We always travel deluxe.

More examples(as adjective)

"hotels can be deluxe."

"sandwiches can be deluxe."

"hamburgers can be deluxe."

"corps can be deluxe."

"rooms can be deluxe."

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Origin

(deluxe)Early 19th century: French de luxe, literally ‘of luxury’.