luxurious

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French luxurieux, from Latin luxuriosus (rank, luxuriant, profuse, excessive, immoderate), from luxuria (rankness, luxury), from luxus (extravagance, luxury).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /lʌɡˈʒʊɹ.i.əs/, /lʌɡˈzjʊɹ.i.əs/, /lʌkˈsjʊɹ.i.əs/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /lʌɡˈʒʊɹ.i.əs/, /lʌkˈʃʊɹ.i.əs/

Adjective[edit]

luxurious (comparative more luxurious, superlative most luxurious)

  1. Enjoying pleasures of luxury.
  2. Being very fine and comfortable.

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Further reading[edit]

  • luxurious in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • luxurious at OneLook Dictionary Search