adjective Date: 14th century 1. lecherous 2. marked by or given to self-indulgence <
luxurious tastes
luxurious feeling
3. of, relating to, or marked by luxury <
luxurious accommodations
4. of the finest and richest kind <
luxurious cashmeres
a luxurious chocolate sauce
Synonyms: see sensuousluxuriously adverbluxuriousness noun

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