elegant ADJECTIVE 1) graceful and stylish. 2) pleasingly ingenious and simple.
DERIVATIVES elegance noun elegantly adverb.
ORIGIN Latin elegans 'discriminating' ; related to ELECT(Cf. ↑electable).

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  • Elegantly — El e*gant*ly, adv. In a manner to please nice taste; with elegance; with due symmetry; richly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elegantly — adv. Elegantly is used with these adjectives: ↑furnished, ↑simple Elegantly is used with these verbs: ↑decorate, ↑demonstrate, ↑design, ↑drape, ↑dress …   Collocations dictionary

  • elegantly — adverb 1. with elegance; in a tastefully elegant manner the room was elegantly decorated • Ant: ↑inelegantly • Derived from adjective: ↑elegant 2. in a gracefully elegant manner the members of these groups do not express themselves as accurately… …   Useful english dictionary

  • elegantly — adverb see elegant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • elegantly — See elegant. * * * …   Universalium

  • elegantly — adverb gracefully, smoothly, and swiftly; with supreme style …   Wiktionary

  • elegantly — adv. in a refined manner, tastefully; gracefully; luxuriously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • elegantly — el·e·gant·ly …   English syllables

  • elegantly — See: elegant …   English dictionary

  • Elegantly Wasted — Elegantly Wasted …   Википедия

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