Elegant Definition

Characterized by dignified richness and grace, as of design, dress, style, etc.; luxurious or opulent in a restrained, tasteful manner.
Webster's New World
Characterized by a sense of propriety or refinement; impressively fastidious in manners and tastes.
Webster's New World
Marked by concision, incisiveness, and ingenuity; cleverly apt and simple.
An elegant solution to a complex problem.
Webster's New World
Excellent; fine; first-rate.
Webster's New World

Characterised by minimalism and intuitiveness while preserving exactness and precision.

An elegant solution.

Origin of Elegant

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin ēlegāns ēlegant- present participle of *ēlegāre variant of ēligere to select elect

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French elegant, ultimately from Latin elegans.

    From Wiktionary

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