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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 ?
Sophia was rather above the middle size; most elegantly formed.
They describe her in part finely and elegantly, and in part gravely and sententiously.
What the diplomatic matter might be he did not care, but it gave him great pleasure to prepare a circular, memorandum, or report, skillfully, pointedly, and elegantly.
But--seated upon the stump, she was startled to find an elegantly dressed gentleman reading a newspaper.
Are there still to be found in Europe gentlemen keen of face and elegantly slight of body, of distinguished aspect, with a fascinating drawing-room manner and with a dark, fatal glance, who live by their swords, I wonder?
Let no one imagine, however, that the lovely Fayaway was in the habit of swallowing great vulgar-looking fishes: oh, no; with her beautiful small hand she would clasp a delicate, little, golden-hued love of a fish and eat it as elegantly and as innocently as though it were a Naples biscuit.
At these words he started up, and beheld--not his Sophia--no, nor a Circassian maid richly and elegantly attired for the grand Signior's seraglio.
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.
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.
So that when Socrates, in Plato's Republic, says that a city is necessarily composed of four sorts of people, he speaks elegantly but not correctly, and these are, according to him, weavers, husbandmen, shoe-makers, and builders; he then adds, as if these were not sufficient, smiths, herdsmen for what cattle are necessary, and also merchants and victuallers, and these are by way of appendix to his first list; as if a city was established for necessity, and not happiness, or as if a shoe-maker and a husbandman were equally useful.
He was a large, stout young man, elegantly dressed, and he looked up as Mr.
Tall and elegantly slim, there was yet something in the graceful lines of her figure which reminded him forcibly that the days of her womanhood had indeed arrived.