elegant

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See also: élégant and êlégant

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From Middle French elegant, ultimately from Latin elegans.

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elegant (comparative more elegant, superlative most elegant)

  1. Characterised by or exhibiting elegance.
  2. Characterised by minimalism and intuitiveness while preserving exactness and precision.
    an elegant solution

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Catalan[edit]

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elegant m, f (masculine and feminine plural elegants)

  1. elegant

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French élégant, from Latin ēlegāns.

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  • IPA(key): /eləɡant/, [eləˈɡ̊anˀd̥]

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elegant (neuter elegant, definite and plural elegante, comparative elegantere, superlative elegantest)

  1. elegant, smart
  2. elegant, neat
  3. (adverbial) elegantly, smartly, neatly

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French elegant.

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  • (Southern) IPA(key): /eləˈɣɑnt/
  • (Northern) IPA(key): /eləˈxɑnt/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

elegant (comparative eleganter, superlative elegantst)

  1. elegant

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French elegant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eleˈgant/, /eləˈgant/
  • Rhymes: -ant

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elegant (comparative eleganter, superlative am elegantesten)

  1. elegant

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Middle French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

elegant m (feminine singular elegante, masculine plural elegants, feminine plural elegantes)

  1. elegant