1. refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style

- elegant handwriting

- an elegant dark suit

- she was elegant to her fingertips

Similar word(s): dignified, dandified, dandyish, foppish, deluxe, luxe, fine, exquisite, recherche, ritzy, soigne, soignee, graceful, refined, sophisticated, tasteful

2. suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

Similar word(s): gracious, graceful, refined

3. displaying effortless beauty and simplicity in movement or execution

- an elegant dancer

- an elegant mathematical solution -- simple and precise

Similar word(s): graceful

Sentences with elegant as an adjective:

- an elegant solution