[ US /ˈɫəɡʒɝi/ ]
[ UK /lˈʌkʃəɹˌi/ ]
  1. wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
  2. the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
  3. something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
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How To Use luxury In A Sentence

  • It would have been a luxury to unfrock some of them, but it has seemed to me the duty of every sincere Republican to endure a great deal rather than say anything to introduce division or controversy into party ranks .... A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3
  • Civilian life affords us the luxury of a good deal of deontology — better to let ten guilty men go free, and so on. One Waterboarding Is a Tragedy; A Million Is a Statistic
  • The English were among the first to revive the "Louis XIV style" as it was miscalled at first, and paid inflated prices for second-hand Rococo luxury goods that could scarcely be sold in Paris.
  • I might have understood how clumsy I was, when I was rearing my children in the most utter idleness and luxury, to reform other people and their children, who were perishing from idleness in what I called the den of the Rzhanoff house, where, nevertheless, three-fourths of the people toil for themselves and for others. What to Do?
  • And, I might add, the ignominy of being caught evading customs duty on several lakhs worth of luxury goods.
  • All the accommodation is decorated in as minimalist fashion as luxury will allow, reflecting the vibrant colours of the region, from warm terracotta to the cool turquoise of the sea.
  • By 1939, it had 30 British bakeries and introduced low-price tea biscuits, previously a luxury only afforded by the middle classes.
  • Harvard-educated Internet entrepreneur and cosmopolite Alex Vik and his wife, Carrie, set out to conjure up a comprehensive personal vision here that involves ranch life, sports, and luxury; a genuine sense of place; and a reach for something universal. Off the Beaten Track
  • Now guys can finally step into luxury with this pair of stylish thong sandals.
  • Luxury motors and diesels bucked the downward trend. The Sun
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