elegant Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “elegant” - Learner’s Dictionary

elegant

adjective
 
 
/ˈelɪɡənt/
B2 stylish or attractive in appearance or behaviour: an elegant dining room She's a very elegant woman.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantSmart and elegantAttractive
elegantly adverb
Translations of “elegant”
in Arabic أنيق…
in Korean 우아한…
in Malaysian anggun…
in French élégant…
in Turkish zarif, şık, çekici…
in Italian elegante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高雅的, 優雅的, (想法、計劃或辦法)巧妙的,簡捷的,簡練的…
in Russian элегантный, изысканный…
in Polish elegancki…
in Vietnamese thanh lịch…
in Spanish elegante…
in Portuguese elegante…
in Thai ทันสมัย…
in German elegant…
in Catalan elegant…
in Japanese 上品な…
in Indonesian bergaya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高雅的, 优雅的, (想法、计划或办法)巧妙的,简捷的,简练的…
(Definition of elegant from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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