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Definitions for luxury
ˈlʌk ʃə ri, ˈlʌg ʒə-lux·u·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. luxury(noun)

    something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity

  2. lavishness, luxury, sumptuosity, sumptuousness(noun)

    the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive

  3. luxury, luxuriousness, opulence, sumptuousness(noun)

    wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living

Wiktionary

  1. luxury(Noun)

    very wealthy and comfortable surroundings.

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

  2. luxury(Noun)

    something desirable but expensive.

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

  3. luxury(Noun)

    something very pleasant but not really needed in life.

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

  4. luxury(Adjective)

    very expensive

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Luxury(noun)

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

  2. Luxury(noun)

    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. Luxury(noun)

    lechery; lust

  4. Luxury(noun)

    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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British National Corpus

  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. Theodore Agiostratitis:

    I run a five-star luxury hotel and I am not concerned about supplies, when it comes to this aspect, the tourism industry will be taken care of -- as usual.

  2. Chloe Swarbrick:

    How many world leaders, for how many decades have seen and known what is coming but have decided that it is more politically expedient to keep it behind closed doors? My generation and the generations after me do not have that luxury.

  3. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible. We're not giving up. We're waiting for a better opportunity to win.

  4. Jessica Kirkpatrick:

    Guests at this end of the market are demanding an exclusive, experiential holiday experience, it's not only about magnificent homes with the wow factor. Travelers are seeking privacy, space and true luxury.

  5. Tharcisse Gahungu:

    International fuel prices have significantly fallen, but we don't see any change. We want the government to adjust local fuel prices at the level of current price of a barrel on the international market, additionally, we demand the cancellation of a new tax on mobile telephones, because the mobile telephone in Burundi is no longer a luxury product, but a useful tool for most people in their everyday life.

Images & Illustrations of luxury

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