luxury
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈlʌk.ʃə.ɹi/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈlʌɡʒəɹi/, /ˈlʌkʃəɹi/
Noun

luxury

  1. Very wealthy and comfortable surroundings.
  2. 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 ? […] ”
  3. Something very pleasant but not really needed in life.
Antonyms Translations Translations
  • French: luxe
  • German: Luxus
  • Italian: lusso
  • Portuguese: luxo
  • Russian: предме́т ро́скоши
  • Spanish: lujo
Translations Adjective

luxury

  1. very expensive
  2. not essential but desirable and enjoyable and indulgent.
  3. (automotive) Pertaining to the top-end market segment for mass production mass market vehicles, above the premium market segment.
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