Examples of elegant in a Sentence
an elegant solution to the problem
the most elegant First Lady in the nation's history
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Sitting south of the River Thames, the bustling London Bridge area is popular with tourists and locals who adore its nooks and crannies, its restaurants and pubs, its elegant riverside walk.
The elegant home at 6801 Saint Andrews Court in Fort Worth also has gorgeous golf-course views.
Tejas, too, has matured from a round-faced, slightly chubby kid into a lanky and elegant teenager with wispy facial hair.
Laura Biagiotti, an Italian designer whose forgiving but elegant fashions made from fluffy goat’s wool defined her as the global queen of cashmere, died on Friday in Rome.
Just as elegant as the scenery is the 17-piece orchestra conducted by Gerald Steichen, who used to conduct pops concerts for the Hartford and New Haven symphony orchestras.
Frank Deford, the award-winning sportswriter and commentator whose elegant reportage was a staple for years at Sports Illustrated and National Public Radio, died Sunday at age 78 in Key West, Fla., his family said Monday.
Using a backdrop of the elegant, classy world of the hunter jumper horse shows during the second Ronald Reagan Presidential Administration, the setting for this novel is a perfect way for future generations to learn about respect.
Julep has reverence for the past yet manages to serve elegant, unpretentious drinks.
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Origin and Etymology of elegant
Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin elegant-, elegans; akin to Latin eligere to select — more at elect
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of elegant
ELEGANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of elegant for English Language Learners
: showing good taste : graceful and attractive
: simple and clever
ELEGANT Defined for Kids
Definition of elegant for Students
: showing good taste : having or showing beauty and refinement an elegant room
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