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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Gravity blanket Kickstarter claims aside, the Gravity Blanket is pretty deluxe and comes in three weighted options: 15, 20, and 25 pounds. Rachel Raczka, Good Housekeeping, "We Found Out If Weighted Blankets Really Work For Anxiety—Plus 4 Blankets To Try," 19 Oct. 2017 Both standard and deluxe version of Taylor’s 1989 have reached more than 100 MILLION STREAMS on Spotify, after 9 days of being available! Amy Mackelden, Marie Claire, "Taylor Swift's '1989' Was Streamed More Than Katy Perry's New Album 'Witness' Last Week," 18 June 2017 The word bespoke has become rather like the word deluxe or executive —so overused as to be almost meaningless. Nicholas Foulkes, Newsweek, "New Craftsmen Fete Traditional Arts in a Modern World," 30 Apr. 2016 Starting on 11/23 through 11/26, get the deluxe rose gold set and a one-year supply of Burst's Wonderfully Whitening Toothpaste, Coconut Whitening Strips, and replacement brush heads for $140. Tiffany Dodson, SELF, "The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 Deals From All of Your Favorite Stores and Brands," 20 Nov. 2018 The three-disc deluxe edition features new stereo mixes and officially unreleased demos, whereas the seven-disc super-deluxe edition features all of the above, plus outtakes, instrumental tracks, impromptu jams and studio chatter. Darryn King, WSJ, "50 Years Later, a New Spin on the Beatles’ ‘White Album’," 30 Oct. 2018 As much as three-quarters of M-G-M’s productions were A-class features feeding into the most deluxe of the downtown movie palaces, a business practice that was fortified, year after year in that decade, by an urban industrial boom. Stephen Metcalf, The New Yorker, "How Superheroes Made Movie Stars Expendable," 19 May 2018 The area is a mix of divey and deluxe, the old-timey colliding with developers and hipsterism. Griffin Jackson,, "'Frenetic and gentrifying': Logan Square a bastion of booze, street art and yes, hipsters," 8 May 2018 Paired with a bottle of chilled Italian white, this frittata is positively deluxe. David Tanis, New York Times, "A Deluxe Asparagus Frittata, Topped With Burrata," 27 Apr. 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, -ˈlu̇ks\

Kids Definition of deluxe

: very fine or luxurious

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