October 5, 2015
If something is elegant, it's well-designed, graceful, or just very nice. This word is often used to describe items of luxury or situations in which a lot of money has been spent to create something beautiful.
- Samira is wearing a very elegant dress.
- Wendy and Dave attended an elegant dinner party.
- Zelda bought a Tesla because she admires its elegant styling.
- This hotel has a very elegant interior.
- Bernice is wearing an elegant necklace.
The word "elegantly" is an adverb:
- Samira dresses very elegantly. (Notice the word "dresses" is a very. An adverb modifies a verb.)
- Everything on the table was elegantly arranged for the guests.
She dresses very elegantly.
The word "elegance" is a noun:
- Reviewers praised the new restaurant for its cuisine and its elegance.
- The Palmer House hotel in Chicago has a reputation for elegance.
The Palmer House
Note: The word "elegant" is often associated with women and women's tastes in fashion.
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