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el·e·gant

 (ĕl′ĭ-gənt)
adj.
Characterized by or exhibiting refined, tasteful beauty of manner, form, or style. See Synonyms at exquisite.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin ēlegāns, ēlegant-, present participle of *ēlegāre, variant of ēligere, to select; see elect.]

el′e·gant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.elegantly - with elegance; in a tastefully elegant manner; "the room was elegantly decorated"
inelegantly - without elegance
2.elegantly - in a gracefully elegant manner; "the members of these groups do not express themselves as accurately or as elegantly as their critics do"
Translations
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elegantly

[ˈelɪgəntlɪ] ADV
1. [move, dance, dress, furnish] → con elegancia, elegantemente
an elegantly simple roomuna habitación de una elegancia sencilla
an elegantly simple ideauna idea simple e inteligente
2. [written, described] → con elegancia

elegantly

[ˈɛlɪgəntli] adv [dress] → élégamment; [dressed, furnished] → avec élégance; [designed, shaped] → élégamment
elegantly simple → d'une élégante simplicité
an elegantly simple idea → une idée d'une élégante simplicité

elegantly

advelegant; shaped alsoharmonisch; written alsogewandt; elegantly simplebestechend einfach

elegantly

[ˈɛlɪgəntlɪ] advin modo elegante, con eleganza
References in classic literature ?
She was not elegantly dressed, but a noble-looking woman, and the girls thought the gray cloak and unfashionable bonnet covered the most splendid mother in the world.
Here she displayed her ingenuity and industry in a variety of flowers and fruits, beautifully coloured, elegantly shaped, and charmingly flavoured; and we were diverted with innumerable animals presenting themselves perpetually to our view.
Having thus reestablished his position, he sank elegantly into a tete-a-tete ottoman.
He was a smooth and florid personage, elegantly dressed, and he spoke their language freely, which gave him a great advantage in dealing with them.
If there is one spectacle that is unpleasanter than another, it is that of an elegantly dressed young lady towing a dog by a string.
The Picture, elegantly framed, came safely to hand soon after Mr.
The Marquis took a gentle little pinch of snuff, and shook his head; as elegantly despondent as he could becomingly be of a country still containing himself, that great means of regeneration.
But--seated upon the stump, she was startled to find an elegantly dressed gentleman reading a newspaper.
Another book I have which I call 'The Supplement to Polydore Vergil,' which treats of the invention of things, and is a work of great erudition and research, for I establish and elucidate elegantly some things of great importance which Polydore omitted to mention.
It has only one clear story above the ground-floor; but the roof, rising steeply, has several projecting windows, with carved spandrels rather elegantly enclosed in oaken frames, and externally adorned with balustrades.
They first passed through the "black town," with its narrow streets, its miserable, dirty huts, and squalid population; then through the "European town," which presented a relief in its bright brick mansions, shaded by coconut-trees and bristling with masts, where, although it was early morning, elegantly dressed horsemen and handsome equipages were passing back and forth.
When he prepares for any undertaking this gentleman immediately explains to you, elegantly and clearly, exactly how he must act in accordance with the laws of reason and truth.