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Definition rich and superior in quality
  • a luxurious room with an ocean view
  • Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities
    Aldous Huxley
  • They entered the elegant, newly decorated, and luxurious dining room.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Not only were we sure of being dry and warm and sheltered from the wind, but we had the softest and most luxurious mattresses that could be made from moss.
    Jack London  --  The Sea Wolf
  • And, besides, the profitable offices under the government were filled by men who had lived in London, and had there contracted fashionable and luxurious habits of living which they would not now lay aside.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Grandfather's Chair
  • It is a great deal more natural than one could wish, that a young man, brought up by those who are proud, luxurious, and selfish, should be proud, luxurious, and selfish too.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • Pros Passmore leaned back in his chair, digesting this new bit of information luxuriously.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • The lobby was luxurious—modern—but the rooms she peeped into were sterile green cages.
    Toni Morrison  --  Sula
  • Sarafine spread her powerful hands wide, luxuriously, flexing her powers.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • Shining, luxurious epaulettes draping from each of her shoulders.
    Marie Lu  --  Legend
  • It is excellent proof of his luxurious lifestyle," she said excitedly, and the whole box was carried away.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • The supper seemed to me less luxurious than those I had seen in American hotels; but my situation was indescribably more pleasant.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • She was wearing her prom dress—a luxurious, white, frilly thing.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • We had a luxurious breakfast and were cheerful, each with his secret thoughts.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • And then they saw that luxurious little dimple blossom—sybaritic roguishness, a dancing hitch of the robes, the holy lewdness of the heathen priest.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • We left through a tastefully luxurious lobby.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • I'd been asleep for so long, I decided to indulge myself in a luxurious and prolonged pee.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Duane saw that the room was comfortably, even luxuriously furnished.
    Zane Grey  --  The Lone Star Ranger
  • The love of them—the touch, taste, and feel of them—was not just an easy luxurious human vice; they were, for me, A Thing To Do Instead.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • The mansion itself has been converted to twelve comfortable rooms of various sizes, all quite luxurious, with two full baths on each floor.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible

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