1 comfort and pleasure
ADJ. great, pure, sheer It was sheer luxury to step into a hot bath. | ultimate the ultimate luxury of a sauna in your own home
QUANT. touch Silk sheets added the final touch of luxury.
VERB + LUXURY enjoy enjoying the luxury of an expensive bottle of wine | afford We can't afford such luxury. | live in
LUXURY + NOUN hotel | car, coach, liner, yacht | cruise | apartment, flat, home
PREP. in ~ brought up in luxury
PHRASES (live) a life of luxury I found out that he wasn't dead, but living a life of luxury in Australia.
2 sth expensive and unnecessary
ADJ. expensive | little, simple, small one of life's little luxuries | unnecessary
VERB + LUXURY afford We can't afford luxuries. | enjoy, have, indulge in | do without | miss He missed the simple luxuries of life, like regular meals.
LUXURY + NOUN goods, items
PHRASES have every luxury She's had every luxury in life.