Definition of elegant
- elegant clothes
- an elegant solution
- elegant gems priced at hundreds of thousands of dollars
an elegant solution to the problem
the most elegant First Lady in the nation's history
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: showing good taste : graceful and attractive
: simple and clever
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to pay off by making regular payments
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