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’
    • ‘The first symptoms emerged after the couple had enjoyed a celebratory dinner and drink at the luxurious Plaza Hotel.’
    • ‘The luxurious boutique hotel is just five minutes from Oxford Street, in an area renowned for its lively atmosphere.’
    • ‘Some of the boats are luxurious and expensive but take you to the top dive locations in Indonesia.’
    • ‘Its luxurious and elegant interior has been refurbished and is a highlight of the museum.’
    • ‘All are comfortable, rather than luxurious, and some are decorated in a slightly offbeat way.’
    • ‘It will give him further notoriety, another big payday and more nights at luxurious hotels than he cares to contemplate.’
    • ‘All the cars, within the garden and outside were of the most luxurious, most elegant and latest models.’
    • ‘Each suite has a sitting area and luxurious Italian marble bathroom.’
    • ‘They lead a comfortable and luxurious life without anyone disturbing them.’
    • ‘The furniture in her room was as luxurious and expensive as the furniture in the lobby.’
    • ‘Mark had prepared a computer terminal in one of the luxurious hotel rooms.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Of course, the rich are not affected, they will celebrate the change of the year in luxurious hotels or abroad.’
    • ‘He complained about the chessboard - a luxurious marble slab crafted by Iceland's finest mason.’
    • ‘Yesterday afternoon I went along to the luxurious Merrion Hotel for a very grand tea party.’
    • ‘After a relaxing meal we enjoyed a comfortable night in the luxurious Luxmore Hotel.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘To the south is the wide long beach Harmanite, surrounded by luxurious new hotels and condominiums.’
    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’
      • ‘After a luxurious but amazingly inexpensive night at the Magoebaskloof Hotel, we headed for the Ebeneezer Dam.’
      • ‘The feeling of resting in the confines of a bed felt rather luxurious and grand.’
      • ‘Could she be an aristocratic siren dressed in luxurious trench coats and Manolos who spoke in a posh British accent?’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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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