- Very wealthy and comfortable surroundings.
- Something desirable but expensive.
- 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter I, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314 ↗, page 0088 ↗:
- “ […] We are engaged in a great work, a treatise on our river fortifications, perhaps? But since when did army officers afford the luxury of amanuenses in this simple republic ? […] ”
- Something very pleasant but not really needed in life.
- (dispensable thing) necessity
- French: luxe
- German: Luxus
- Italian: lusso
- Portuguese: luxo
- Russian: ро́скошь
- Spanish: lujo, capricho, extravagancia
- very expensive
- not essential but desirable and enjoyable and indulgent.
- (automotive) Pertaining to the top-end market segment for mass production mass market vehicles, above the premium market segment.