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.
Recent Examples on the Web But Marian recently got a confidence boost, thanks to professional photographer Jermaine Horton, of Naperville, who drove nine hours round-trip to Michigan, so Marian could enjoy a deluxe photo shoot with studio backdrops and wardrobe changes. Nara Schoenberg,, "Naperville photographer comes to the aid of 8-year-old Michigan girl who wasn’t allowed to get her school photo taken because of red hair extensions," 19 Nov. 2019 The company’s new forays into vertical integration, such as joint ventures to make deluxe airplane seats and auxiliary power units — the mini engines in a jet’s tail — reported to Deal. Los Angeles Times, "Boeing’s jetliner division chief steps down amid 737 Max crisis," 22 Oct. 2019 Breaking point Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint didn’t properly release until this morning, but access started on Monday for certain deluxe edition purchasers. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "This week in games: Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally coming to PC," 4 Oct. 2019 In celebration of Merry Christmas’ big quarter-century anniversary, Carey dropped a deluxe edition of the album last month. Mary Sollosi,, "Mariah Carey's famous friends celebrate 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' with singalong video," 23 Dec. 2019 In terms of audio content, the deluxe 50th anniversary edition of The Kinks’ conceptual masterwork Arthur (Or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire) is generous. Ron Hart, Billboard, "These Are the Best Reissues of 2019," 19 Dec. 2019 From deluxe rooms to studio, junior, and garden suites, each room has its own theme. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Inside London's Chicest New Hotel—and a One-Of-A-Kind Manor in Oxfordshire," 15 Nov. 2019 Country Music’s soundtrack is available now as a five-disc deluxe box set. Kim Hubbard,, "Rosanne Cash Says Dad Johnny Was 'Shaky, Gaunt' and 'Couldn't Connect' When He Used Drugs: 'It Was Like a Door Closed'," 12 Sep. 2019 McDonald's is also testing a deluxe version, which has tomatoes, lettuce and mayo, in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Houston, Texas. Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN, "McDonald's is testing out a fried chicken sandwich in two cities," 2 Dec. 2019

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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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The first known use of deluxe was in 1819

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18 Jan 2020

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“Deluxe.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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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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