|—n , pl -ries|
|1.||indulgence in and enjoyment of rich, comfortable, and sumptuous living|
|2.||(sometimes plural) something that is considered an indulgence rather than a necessity|
|3.||something pleasant and satisfying: the luxury of independence|
|4.||(modifier) relating to, indicating, or supplying luxury: a luxury liner|
|[C14 (in the sense: lechery): via Old French from Latin luxuria excess, from luxus extravagance]|
see lap of luxury.