Definition and Meanings for elegant
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Part of Speech of elegant
Etymology of elegant
Meaning of elegant
- 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.
- exercising a nice choice; discriminating beauty or sensitive to beauty; as, elegant taste.