de·​luxe di-ˈləks How to pronounce deluxe (audio)
 also  -ˈlu̇ks,
: notably luxurious, elegant, or expensive
a deluxe edition
deluxe hotels

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 Meanwhile, Drake’s chart-topping For All the Dogs (OVO/Republic Records) rockets 21-3 following the release of its deluxe Scary Hours Edition. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 27 Nov. 2023 The video follows the release of the deluxe edition of Rapp’s LP Snow Angel. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 21 Nov. 2023 There are no preservatives, artificial colors, or artificial flavoring, and the deluxe kit also comes with dye-free candies for decorating. Jessica Booth, Parents, 19 Nov. 2023 Currently, the performer’s opening for Flo Milli on tour and working on the deluxe version of Hot Commodity before getting started on her first album. Daniela Avila, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 The whole album is very strong, with no skips… including the deluxe edition with additional tracks adding up to 16, all told. Chris Willman, Variety, 17 Nov. 2023 There is a place where Black people don’t die, A deluxe apartment in the sky. Jericho Brown, The Atlantic, 13 Nov. 2023 Before our hourlong conversation starts, various people in their circle shuffle by Termanology’s studio room to greet Wall, the amiable Texan who’s visiting the city to promote the deluxe edition of Start Finish Repeat, their second collaborative project. Andre Gee, Rolling Stone, 12 Nov. 2023 Unfortunately, the shelves aren’t adjustable and are not big enough to accommodate deluxe bottles of shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and more. Nicole Pyles, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History


French de luxe, literally, of luxury

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deluxe was in 1819

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Cite this Entry

“Deluxe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


de·​luxe di-ˈlu̇ks How to pronounce deluxe (audio)
: very luxurious or elegant
a deluxe edition

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