Meaning of elegant

el•e•gant

Pronunciation: (el'i-gunt), [key]
— adj.
  1. tastefully fine or luxurious in dress, style, design, etc.: elegant furnishings.
  2. gracefully refined and dignified, as in tastes, habits, or literary style: an elegant young gentleman; an elegant prosodist.
  3. graceful in form or movement: an elegant wave of the hand.
  4. appropriate to refined taste: a man devoted to elegant pursuits.
  5. excellent; fine; superior: an absolutely elegant wine.
  6. (of scientific, technical, or mathematical theories, solutions, etc.) gracefully concise and simple; admirably succinct.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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