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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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  1. Alex
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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. Jay Powell:

    None of us has the luxury of choosing our challenges ; fate and history provide them for us. Our job is to meet the tests we are presented, at the The Fed, we are doing all we can to help shepherd the economy through this difficult time.

  2. Karamjit Singh:

    It has always been compared with Hong Kong and there are a lot of parallels. But it's trading below half of Hong Kong's real estate prices in the luxury market, there are a combination of factors (for this) but the key central would be government policies and a very focused glut of supply focused around the luxury market.

  3. Rebecca Lindland:

    If look at what the company has done, it's truly unprecedented, it's not only almost single handedly jump started the electric vehicle segment, it's moved from a niche automaker to be a mainstream competitor for the luxury brands.

  4. Doug Larson:

    Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three - and paradise is when you have none.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    Bernie Sanders came in with the luxury of being a complete long shot and just letting loose, i think Hillary Clinton came in with the both privilege -- and burden -- of being perceived as the frontrunner... You're always looking at the bright, shiny object that people haven't seen before -- that's a disadvantage to Hillary Clinton.

Images & Illustrations of luxury

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