\ˈlu̇ks, ˈləks, ˈlüks \

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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The camouflage effect gives visitors the feeling of being immersed in nature, despite their incredibly luxe living quarters. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Curvy glass cabins bring design to nature," 13 July 2018 On the rooftop of the Four Seasons Jumeirah, this breezy and luxe lounge offers sea views and a Mediterranean menu meant to transport you to the south of France. Dylan Essertier, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Bars in Dubai," 27 Feb. 2018 Though the best feature would have to be D’Agostino's statement art, created by her daughter Victoria and niece Nicole, which adds a unique flair and personality to the already luxe penthouse. Rachel Swalin, ELLE Decor, "Tour 'The Real Housewives Of New York' Star Luann D’Agostino​​'s Penthouse," 11 Apr. 2017 These three Montgomery County homes feature showers for the most luxe staycation. Shannon Rooney,, "Outdoor showers aren't just for the Shore," 12 June 2018 To retell the story, Jacobs wore a mix of grown-up, quirky, and luxe lounge looks. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "Shop Gillian Jacobs’s Look From Vogue’s Sad Hot Girls Series," 19 June 2018 The amenities—Admiral towels that hit the floor, a private, interconnected rooftop for the top-floor spa suites, and copper tile bathrooms with full-size bottles of organic shampoo—are a big part of Lanserhof’s luxe appeal. Jamie Rosen, Town & Country, "The Alpine Spa Where Billionaires and Hollywood Royalty Go to Detox," 11 Apr. 2017 This foundation comes out creamy and feels so luxe, and the packaging is beautiful. Tiffany Yannetta, The Cut, "The Best Foundations for Oily Skin," 18 May 2018 With its luxe atmosphere, Fig’s brings a swanky dining option to Altamonte Springs. Michael Candelaria,, "Altamonte Springs Neighborhood Guide," 21 June 2018

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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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