The definition of a luxury is something that is not essential but is desirable and often expensive or the state of having or enjoying desirable and expensive things.(noun)
An example of luxury is a day at the spa.
Luxury is defined as something that is not essential but is expensive, desirable or valuable and provides comfort.(adjective)
An example of luxury is a description for expensive cars and big mansions.
See luxury in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. luxuries
Origin: ME luxurie < OFr < L luxuria < luxus, extravagance, luxury, excess, prob. identical in orig. with luxus, dislocated: see luxate
See luxury in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. lux·u·ries
Origin: Middle English luxurie, lust
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin luxuria, excess, luxury
Origin: , from luxus.
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