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deluxe

[duh-luhks, -loo ks] /dəˈlʌks, -ˈlʊks/
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
1810-1820
1810-20; < French de luxe of luxury
Related forms
superdeluxe, adjective
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Examples for deluxe
  • The base model comes sans air conditioning and power windows, but those amenities are available in deluxe models.
  • Some have those special annexed sun rooms that are part of the deluxe line.
  • And returns based on the deluxe model had a positive skew: large windfalls were more likely than big losses.
  • Long waits have always been part of the experience of acquiring a deluxe custom saddle.
  • Software to do deluxe slicing and dicing is easy to obtain.
  • Many cabins feature deluxe amenities including full kitchens, central heating and air conditioning, and private decks.
  • Guests enjoy a complimentary deluxe breakfast each morning.
  • Guests choose from among standard, deluxe and single rooms for long-term stays.
  • Stay in either a standard, deluxe guestroom or suite.
  • Trains-both deluxe and down-market-have served as prime cinematic locales.
British Dictionary definitions for deluxe

de luxe

/dəˈlʌks; ˈlʊks/
adjective
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
adverb
2.
(mainly US) in a luxurious manner
Word Origin
C19: from French, literally: of luxury
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Word Origin and History for deluxe
deluxe
1819, from Fr. de luxe, lit. "of luxury," from L. luxus "excess, abundance."
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