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Definition of Elegant

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refined, tasteful; graceful; luxurious
Elegant Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
mundus, teres, lepidus, lautus
Elegant Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Very choice, and hence, pleasing to good taste; characterized by grace, propriety, and refinement, and the absence of every thing offensive; exciting admiration and approbation by symmetry, completeness, freedom from blemish, and the like; graceful; tasteful and highly attractive; as, elegant manners; elegant style of composition; an elegant speaker; an elegant structure.
  
(a.)
Exercising a nice choice; discriminating beauty or sensitive to beauty; as, elegant taste.
  
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elegant
\el"e*gant\ (?), a. [l. elegans, -antis; akin to eligere to pick out, choose, select: cf. f. élégant. see elect.]
1. very choice, and hence, pleasing to good taste; characterized by grace, propriety, and refinement, and the absence of every thing offensive; exciting admiration and approbation by symmetry, completeness, freedom from blemish, and the like; graceful; tasteful and highly attractive; as, elegant manners; elegant style of composition; an elegant speaker; an elegant structure. a more diligent cultivation of elegant literature.
2. exercising a nice choice; discriminating beauty or sensitive to beauty; as, elegant taste.

English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Llednais = a. elegant, nice, neat
Mwys = n. what comprehends; what has double meaning, a pun; a hamper, five score of herrings: a. ambiguous; witty; elegant
Australian Slang
with pretensions to elegance
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"
(antonym) inelegant
(similar) dandified, dandyish, foppish
(see-also) dignified
2. suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
(synonym) graceful, refined
(similar) gracious
3. of seemingly effortless beauty in form or proportion
(similar) graceful
4. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court; "a courtly gentleman"
(synonym) courtly, formal, stately
(similar) dignified
Elegant Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Company Info: Ticker, Name, Description
Elegant Illusions, Inc.
Exchange: Nasdaq
Holding company with subsidiary which operates retail copy jewelry stores, fine jewelry stores and handcraft and jewelry and gift store; And owns fine art gallery offering original oil paintings by contemporary italian artists.
Elegant Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Jargon File
adj. [common; from mathematical usage] Combining simplicity, power, and a certain ineffable grace of design. Higher praise than `clever', `winning', or even cuspy.

The French aviator, adventurer, and author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, probably best known for his classic children's book "The Little Prince", was also an aircraft designer. He gave us perhaps the best definition of engineering elegance when he said "A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."

Elegant Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Elegance is a synonym for beautiful that has come to acquire the additional connotations of unusual effectiveness and simplicity. It is frequently used as a standard of tastefulness particularly in the areas of visual design, decoration, the sciences, and the aesthetics of mathematics. Elegant things exhibit refined and dignified propriety.

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Elegant Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Elegant Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
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With the thumb resting on the upper part of the chest, the fingers are wiggled back and forth.