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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

The moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, colour and nuance.
Arthur Smith

Colour is what gives jewels their worth. They light up and enhance the face. Nothing is more elegant than a black skirt and sweater worn with a sparkling multi-stoned necklace.
Christian Dior

Money doesn't buy elegance. You can take an inexpensive sheath, add a pretty scarf, gray shoes, and a wonderful bag, and it will always be elegant.
Carolina Herrera

What affected me most profoundly was the realization that the sciences of cryptography and mathematics are very elegant, pure sciences. I found that the ends for which these pure sciences are used are less elegant.
James Sanborn

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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