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English definition of “elegant”


adjective     /ˈel.ɪ.ɡənt/
B2 graceful and attractive in appearance or behaviour: an elegant woman a very elegant suit an elegant dining roomAttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantSmart and elegantAttractive describes an idea, plan, or solution that is clever but simple, and therefore attractiveEasiness and simplicity elegance     /əns/ noun [U] C1 It was her natural elegance that struck me. the elegance of her clothesBeauty and attractiveness elegantly     /-li/ adverb B2 elegantly dressedAttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantSmart and elegantAttractive
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