Definition of luxurious in English:

luxurious

adjective

  • 1Extremely comfortable, elegant, or enjoyable, especially in a way that involves great expense.

    ‘the bedrooms have luxurious marble bathrooms’
    ‘many of the leadership led relatively luxurious lives’
    • ‘Each suite has a sitting area and luxurious Italian marble bathroom.’
    • ‘Mark had prepared a computer terminal in one of the luxurious hotel rooms.’
    • ‘Its luxurious and elegant interior has been refurbished and is a highlight of the museum.’
    • ‘They lead a comfortable and luxurious life without anyone disturbing them.’
    • ‘All the cars, within the garden and outside were of the most luxurious, most elegant and latest models.’
    • ‘To the south is the wide long beach Harmanite, surrounded by luxurious new hotels and condominiums.’
    • ‘All are comfortable, rather than luxurious, and some are decorated in a slightly offbeat way.’
    • ‘Of course, the rich are not affected, they will celebrate the change of the year in luxurious hotels or abroad.’
    • ‘Some of the boats are luxurious and expensive but take you to the top dive locations in Indonesia.’
    • ‘After a relaxing meal we enjoyed a comfortable night in the luxurious Luxmore Hotel.’
    • ‘He complained about the chessboard - a luxurious marble slab crafted by Iceland's finest mason.’
    • ‘The first symptoms emerged after the couple had enjoyed a celebratory dinner and drink at the luxurious Plaza Hotel.’
    • ‘The furniture in her room was as luxurious and expensive as the furniture in the lobby.’
    • ‘The luxurious boutique hotel is just five minutes from Oxford Street, in an area renowned for its lively atmosphere.’
    • ‘As he got older, his boats became faster and probably more expensive and luxurious.’
    • ‘It was one of the most luxurious hotel rooms we've ever stayed in.’
    • ‘Yesterday afternoon I went along to the luxurious Merrion Hotel for a very grand tea party.’
    • ‘He said a luxurious hotel complete with casino would bring a touch of class back to the seafront and draw in thousands of tourists.’
    • ‘It is now a residence of the former rulers and part of it has been transformed into a luxurious five-star hotel.’
    • ‘It will give him further notoriety, another big payday and more nights at luxurious hotels than he cares to contemplate.’
    opulent, sumptuous, affluent, expensive, rich, costly, deluxe, lush, grand, palatial, splendid, magnificent, lavish, lavishly appointed, well appointed, extravagant, ornate, fancy, stylish, elegant
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    1. 1.1 Giving self-indulgent or sensuous pleasure.
      ‘a luxurious wallow in a scented bath’
      • ‘The feeling of resting in the confines of a bed felt rather luxurious and grand.’
      • ‘After a luxurious but amazingly inexpensive night at the Magoebaskloof Hotel, we headed for the Ebeneezer Dam.’
      • ‘If you feel you can just walk on by then I hope you can live with your luxurious extravagances day after day while the world beneath us suffers.’
      • ‘Could she be an aristocratic siren dressed in luxurious trench coats and Manolos who spoke in a posh British accent?’
      • ‘He became a trainee manager at the Savoy Hotel, which was anything but luxurious.’
      self-indulgent, sensual, pleasure-loving, comfort-seeking, epicurean, hedonistic, sybaritic, lotus-eating, decadent, extravagant, immoderate
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Usage

Luxuriant and luxurious are sometimes confused. Luxuriant means 'lush, profuse, prolific': forests of dark luxuriant foliage; luxuriant black eyelashes. Luxurious, a much more common word, means 'supplied with luxuries, extremely comfortable': a luxurious mansion

Origin

Middle English (in the sense ‘lascivious’): from Old French luxurios, from Latin luxuriosus, from luxuria ‘luxury’.

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