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elegant

el·e·gant

elegant

 
 
pronunciation:
e l gnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: beautifully and tastefully designed or decorated.
They stayed in an elegant hotel on their honeymoon.
synonyms:
refined
antonyms:
cheesy, garish, gaudy, inelegant, ostentatious, shabby, tacky, tasteless, tawdry, vulgar
similar words:
artistic, beautiful, classy, fancy, fine, gorgeous, grand, luxurious, ornate, posh, sophisticated, splendid, tasteful
definition 2: having especial refinement, taste, or dignity.
He impressed her family with his elegant manners.White tablecloths and silver candlesticks created a more elegant atmosphere for the restaurant.
synonyms:
courtly, cultivated, cultured, dignified, fine, genteel, gracious, polished, refined, sophisticated, urbane
antonyms:
coarse, crude, gauche, inelegant, unrefined, vulgar
similar words:
classy, dainty, debonair, distinguished, finished, graceful, recherché, smooth, tasteful, well-bred
definition 3: of a pleasingly high quality or excellence; superior; fine.
They were given some elegant dinnerware for their wedding.
synonyms:
choice, classy, exquisite, fine, select
antonyms:
casual, cheap, cheesy, everyday, shabby, shoddy
similar words:
fancy
derivation: elegantly (adv.)
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