\ ˈlu̇ks How to pronounce luxe (audio) , ˈləks, ˈlüks How to pronounce luxe (audio) \

Definition of luxe

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luxe noun

Examples of luxe in a Sentence

we stayed only in luxe accommodations on the trip through the Loire Valley

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This color is too luxe to be considered just silver. Michelle Li, Teen Vogue, "8 Eyeshadow Colors Everyone Will Be Wearing This Summer," 6 June 2019 Families should also keep an eye on the upcoming ultra-luxe Mandarina project, which will have the One&Only Mandarina hotel debuting in 2020. Mark Rogers, USA TODAY, "New Mexico hot spot: Riviera Nayarit caters to families with new resorts and attractions," 4 June 2019 Both will offer upscale seafood menus with Ouzo Bay offering a luxe Mediterranean experience inspired by the brothers' Greek heritage. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Loch Bar brings seafood tavern concept to River Oaks," 21 June 2019 Because, really, what's not to love about someone providing a luxe tent for you in these awesome locations? Megan Michelson, Outside Online, "10 Amazing Glamping Spots in North America," 6 June 2019 Consider tacking on a few extra days to see Kenya’s coast; perhaps on Lamu, the Zanzibar-like spice island that has soaked up influences from both Arabic and Swahili culture (luxe lodge The Majlis is the place to stay there). Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Places to Visit in July," 29 May 2019 In our tests, consumers tend to prefer the soft, luxe feel of sateen over other fabrics. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "Which Sheets Are Better: Brooklinen or Parachute?," 20 May 2019 To cap an already lavish evening, the VIPs will be escorted to their chambers for the night: A luxe mini replica of the iconic pyramid inside of the full-sized monument. Ineye Komonibo, Marie Claire, "Here's Your Chance to Have a Private Sleepover at the Louvre," 2 Apr. 2019 Headbands Are the New Veil The trend for major headbands in bridal is two-fold: For starters, Meghan Markle’s antique diamond tiara was essentially an ultra-luxe headband, and the accessory is trending in ready-to-wear thanks to Miuccia Prada. Emily Farra, Vogue, "The 8 Major Trends of the Spring 2020 Bridal Season," 17 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of luxe

1812, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for luxe

French, from Latin luxus — more at luxury

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