de luxe

deluxe

[duh-luhks, -looks]
adjective
1.
of special elegance, sumptuousness, or fineness; high or highest in quality, luxury, etc.: a deluxe hotel; a deluxe edition of Shakespeare bound in leather.
adverb
2.
in a luxurious or sumptuous manner: We always travel deluxe.
Also, de luxe.


Origin:
1810–20; < French de luxe of luxury

superdeluxe, adjective
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de luxe (də ˈlʌks, ˈlʊks)
 
adj
1.  (esp of products, articles for sale, etc) rich, elegant, or sumptuous; superior in quality, number of accessories, etc: the de luxe model of a car
 
adv
2.  chiefly (US) in a luxurious manner
 
[C19: from French, literally: of luxury]

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deluxe
1819, from Fr. de luxe, lit. "of luxury," from L. luxus "excess, abundance."
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