WOTW: luxury

| - Tim Lake |

triplo word of the week - luxury


Luxury” is a noun and an adjective. It has one main meaning. Let’s have a look.


The meaning of the noun “luxury” is a very comfortable, elegant, or gorgeous state, usually involving a lot of money or something that is not essential but nice to have.


+ He dreamed of retiring and living a life of luxury.

+ Times are hard in worlds of luxury and art.

+ People aren’t spending money on luxuries with the rise in energy prices.

+ Dark chocolate is a luxury for me these days.


The meaning of the adjective “luxury” is the same, very elegant and expensive.


+ He bought her a luxury bag for her birthday.

+ We stayed in a luxury hotel for our honeymoon.

+ Her luxury apartment has a swimming pool.

+ I want to spend a week on a luxury yacht in Tahiti.


The pronunciation is / ˈlʌkʃ(ə)ri /.


This word is in the New General Service List, a list of the 3,000 most common words in English communication. You can get the full list on our website by clicking here.


この単語は、英語で最もよく使われる3,000の単語のリストであるNew General Service Listからのものです。完全なリストはこちらから。



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