Lavish; sumptuous; costly.
1. Elegant and sumptuous; SYN. de luxe, luxe, luxury.
2. Rich and superior in quality; SYN. gilded, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous. de luxe.
ETYM Akin to Eng. lave to lade out; cf. as. gelafian to refresh, German laben.
1. Characterized by extravagance and profusion; SYN. lucullan, lush, plush, plushy.
2. Very generous; SYN. munificent, overgenerous, prodigal, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting.
Overabundant in growth
ETYM Latin luxuriosus: cf. French luxurieux. Related to Luxury.
Of or pertaining to luxury; supplied with the conditions of luxury.
ETYM Latin opulens, opulentus, from ops, opis, power, wealth, riches, perh. akin to Eng. apt: cf. French opulent. Related to Copious, Couple, Office.
Having a large estate or property; wealthy; rich; affluent.
ETYM Latin palatium palace. Related to Palace.
1. Relating to or being a palace.
2. Suitable for or like a palace.
ETYM French pompeux, Latin pomposus. Related to Pomp.
1. Ostentatious; pretentious; boastful; vainlorious.
2. (Obsolete) Displaying pomp; stately; showy with grandeur; magnificent.
Characteristic of a prince, like a prince; noble, aristocratic, stately
Having the rank of or befitting a prince
ETYM Latin prodigus, from prodigere to drive forth, to squander away; pro forward, forth + agere to drive; cf. French prodigue. Related to Agent.
1. Marked by rash extravagance.
2. Wasteful; extravagant; lavish.
Feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which one measures one's self-worth; or being a reason for pride
1. Regal, imperial
2. Of the color purple
3. Highly rhetorical; ornate; marked by profanity
4. Of a color midway between red and blue; SYN. violet, purplish.
1. Having an abundant supply of desirable qualities or substances (especially natural resources)
2. Possessing material wealth
3. Suggestive of or characterized by great expense
4. Of great worth or quality
5. Pleasantly full and mellow
6. Highly seasoned or containing large amounts of choice ingredients such as butter or sugar or eggs
7. (Metallurgy; chemistry) High in mineral content
8. Very productive
1. Marked by conspicuous display; SYN. splashy.
2. Marked by extravagant display.
ETYM as. seolcen, seolocen.
1. Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk.
2. Soft; delicate; tender; smooth; silky.
ETYM Latin splendidus, from splendere shine; cf. Lith. splendëti: cf. French splendide.
1. Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright.
2. Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous.
3. Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous.
ETYM Latin sumptuosus, from sumptus expanse, cost: cf. French somptueux. Related to Sumptuary.
Splendid; given to lavishness.
ETYM French verdoyant, p. pr. of verdoyer to be verdant, to grow green, Old Fren. verdoier, verdeier, from verd, vert, green, from Latin viridis green, from virere to be green.
Green with growing things.
ETYM Latin voluptuarius or voluptarius, from voluptas pleasure.
A person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses; SYN. sybarite.
Sensualist; person fond of luxury.
Person excessively devoted to luxury.