What does Luxury mean?

Definitions for Luxury
ˈlʌk ʃə ri, ˈlʌg ʒə-Lux·u·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Luxury.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. luxurynoun

    something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity

  2. lavishness, luxury, sumptuosity, sumptuousnessnoun

    the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive

  3. luxury, luxuriousness, opulence, sumptuousnessnoun

    wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living

Wiktionary

  1. luxurynoun

    very wealthy and comfortable surroundings.

    Etymology: luxurie, from luxurie, from luxuria, from luxus.

  2. luxurynoun

    something desirable but expensive.

    Etymology: luxurie, from luxurie, from luxuria, from luxus.

  3. luxurynoun

    something very pleasant but not really needed in life.

    Etymology: luxurie, from luxurie, from luxuria, from luxus.

  4. luxuryadjective

    very expensive

    Etymology: luxurie, from luxurie, from luxuria, from luxus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Luxurynoun

    a free indulgence in costly food, dress, furniture, or anything expensive which gratifies the appetites or tastes

  2. Luxurynoun

    anything which pleases the senses, and is also costly, or difficult to obtain; an expensive rarity; as, silks, jewels, and rare fruits are luxuries; in some countries ice is a great luxury

  3. Luxurynoun

    lechery; lust

  4. Luxurynoun

    luxuriance; exuberance

Freebase

  1. Luxury

    Luxury is the second album from Fantastic Plastic Machine. It is the follow-up to his 1997 debut album. Luxury is a continuation of his previous work in Shibuya-kei, though in some tracks there are indications of a shift towards house music and 1970s Philly soul, a path he would explore more in his next album, beautiful. The track "There Must Be an Angel", is a cover version of a Eurythmics song. Vocals on the Luxury version are performed by Lorraine Bowen. Her vocals also appear on the track "Bossa for Jackie".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Luxury

    luk′sū-ri, n. free indulgence in rich diet or costly dress or equipage: anything delightful: a dainty: (Shak.) wantonness.—ns. Luxū′riance, Luxū′riancy, Luxurī′ety.—adj. Luxū′riant, exuberant in growth: overabundant.—adv. Luxū′riantly.—v.i. Luxū′riate, to be luxuriant: to grow exuberantly: to live luxuriously: to expatiate with delight.—n. Luxuriā′tion, the act of luxuriating.—adj. Luxū′rious, given to luxury: administering to luxury: furnished with luxuries: softening by pleasure: (Milt.) luxuriant: (Shak.) lustful.—adv. Luxū′riously.—ns. Luxū′riousness; Lux′urist, one given to luxury. [O. Fr. luxurie—L. luxuria, luxury—luxus, excess.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Luxury' in Nouns Frequency: #2828

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Luxury in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Luxury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Luxury in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person who does not make good amount of money and enjoy luxury in spite of making own name reach across the world to get it published at various blogs & books, is only made mockery by the people and then any tom, dick & harry try to teach or preach him as what he lacks in his competency to be a legendary.

  2. Stella McCartney:

    Luxury fashion is incredibly harmful, (and so is) fashion in general. It needs to get more modern and man up.

  3. Cesare Pavese:

    Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.

  5. Rob Smith:

    Those U.S. banks make huge amounts of money, european banks don't have that luxury of revenue and income to absorb such significant increases.

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