adjective lux·u·ri·ant \-ē-ənt\

: having heavy and thick growth

: having an appealingly rich quality

Full Definition of LUXURIANT

a :  yielding abundantly :  fertile, fruitful
b :  characterized by abundant growth :  lush <luxuriant vegetation>
:  abundantly and often extravagantly rich and varied :  prolific
:  characterized by luxury :  luxurious <a luxuriant fabric>
lux·u·ri·ant·ly adverb

Examples of LUXURIANT

  1. <an older man who still has a luxuriant head of hair>
  2. <a luxuriant coat of fur>

First Known Use of LUXURIANT

circa 1540

Related to LUXURIANT

Rhymes with LUXURIANT


Next Word in the Dictionary: luxuriatePrevious Word in the Dictionary: luxuriancyAll Words Near: luxuriant
May 30, 2015
metadata Hear it
data about other data
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears