de·luxe | \di-ˈləks, 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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Whittle pulls out a deluxe coffee table–style soft-cover that looks ready for end placement in the MoMA gift shop. Sam Tanenhaus, Town & Country, "Can Chris Whittle Launch a Truly Global School?," 10 July 2018 The set includes a full-size Retinol Rescue Eye Serum, deluxe samples of the Retinol Rescue Overnight Cream, Age-Defying Radiance Cream, and Deep Moisture Mask, which doubles as both a face mask and a moisturizer. Lauren Swanson, Allure, "QVC Is Offering Big Discounts on Clark's Botanicals Skin Care Right Now," 25 June 2018 The expansive double album drops Sept. 28, with a deluxe box set to follow. Sofia Mele, Billboard, "'Rick and Morty' Soundtrack to Be Released," 12 July 2018 The trip includes a round trip deluxe motor coach, $20 in gaming vouchers, $15 in food vouchers and driver's gratuity. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 10 July 2018 Capping off the downtown will be a multi-story, urban style senior living facility that will include independent living, assisted living as well as memory care and deluxe cottages. Karen Huppertz, ajc, "Sugar Hill’s performing arts theatre nearing completion," 4 July 2018 This ultimate base set is no exception, making for a really solid trio of essentials including the expert face brush, deluxe concealer brush, miracle complexion sponge, and even a sponge stand. Tanisha Pina, Allure, "Ulta Is Having a Huge Summer Beauty Sale Right Now," 3 July 2018 The one-bedroom standard suites have armchairs by the fire and east-facing balconies; the one-bedroom deluxe suites are elevated for sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. Jessica Flint, WSJ, "The Hedge Fund Pioneer Turned Accidental Luxury Hotelier," 19 June 2018 Accommodations: $25-40 a night A night at Hotel Saratoga, arguably Havana's chicest hotel (and also where Beyoncé and Jay Z checked in), starts at $246 for a deluxe two-person suite. Krista Soriano, Esquire, "7 Days in Cuba on $700," 26 Oct. 2015

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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, -ˈlu̇ks\

Kids Definition of deluxe

: very fine or luxurious

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