de·​luxe | \ di-ˈləks How to pronounce deluxe (audio) , dē- also -ˈlu̇ks, -ˈlüks\

Definition of deluxe

: notably luxurious, elegant, or expensive a deluxe edition deluxe hotels

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Examples of deluxe in a Sentence

the deluxe model of the car The deluxe edition of the book includes many more illustrations.

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Those accusations included bullying, creating a hostile work environment, retaliation and skirting rules by setting himself up with a deluxe car paid for with public money., "Jury awards $250,000 to former Multnomah County sergeant who claimed retaliation by ex-sheriff," 3 June 2019 The inventor of the Wee Wee Pad—absorbent pads designed to be urinated on by dogs—is asking $39.95 million for his deluxe Fifth Avenue apartment. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Wee Wee Pad Inventor Lists Fifth Avenue Spread for $39.95 Million," 9 Apr. 2019 Both are wall-hanging systems made with steel, but the upgraded Décor line has the addition of wood shelves and other deluxe options for a more stylish look. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "The Container Store's Launching A Whole New Way to Snag a Custom Closet," 21 Mar. 2019 As Buzzfeed points out, Swift also wore palm tree pins and patches on her jacket in photos that accompanied special, deluxe editions of her last album, Reputation, released in 2017. Vogue, "Taylor Swift Lovingly Trolls Fans Hoping for a Big Secret Album Announcement," 27 Feb. 2019 Sushi Noz, a high-end restaurant on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is offering deluxe to-go $135 platters of chirashi, the classic dish that features fish over rice. Charles Passy, WSJ, "New Year’s Resolution: Celebrate With a Japanese Feast," 29 Dec. 2018 For cruise fans, Aqua Expeditions has four-night river trips between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh aboard the deluxe Aqua Mekong (20 suites, floor-to-ceiling windows, outdoor pool). Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "The Best Places to Travel in 2019," 7 Dec. 2018 Essentially a deluxe version of the Patagonia classic, this one will definitely make dad stand out at school drop-off. WSJ, "Creative Director Magnus Berger’s Holiday Gift Guide: Fine Design," 18 Dec. 2018 Additionally, get a best of Kiehl’s Set for $39 on 11/23. Korres: Get 25 percent off sitewide plus free second-day shipping, and two free deluxe samples with every order. Tiffany Dodson, SELF, "The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 Deals From All of Your Favorite Stores and Brands," 20 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of deluxe

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for deluxe

French de luxe, literally, of luxury

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English Language Learners Definition of deluxe

: of better quality and usually more expensive than the usual ones of its kind : very luxurious


de·​luxe | \ di-ˈləks How to pronounce deluxe (audio) , -ˈlu̇ks\

Kids Definition of deluxe

: very fine or luxurious

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