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Definition of Elegant

Elegant

  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.
  2. Exercising a nice choice; discriminating beauty or sensitive to beauty; as, elegant taste.

Elegant Quotations

On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.
Christian Dior

Nature is impersonal, awe-inspiring, elegant, eternal. It's geometrically perfect. It's tiny and gigantic. You can travel far to be in a beautiful natural setting, or you can observe it in your backyard - or, in my case, in the trees lining New York City sidewalks, or in the clouds above skyscrapers.
Gretchen Rubin

Without a knowledge of mythology much of the elegant literature of our own language cannot be understood and appreciated.
Thomas Bulfinch

Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers.
Henry Walter Bates

A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
Henry Fielding
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Elegant Translations

elegant in Afrikaans is elegant
elegant in Dutch is bevallig, elegant, piekfijn, net
elegant in German is elegant, elegante
elegant in Italian is elegante
elegant in Latin is mundus, teres, lepidus, lautus
elegant in Norwegian is smakfull, elegant
elegant in Portuguese is elegante, esbelto
elegant in Spanish is elegante
elegant in Swedish is sirlig, elegant, stilfull
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