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Definition of "elegancy" [elegancy]

  • Elegance or an instance of it. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "elegancy" in a sentence
  • "Cicero and the rest commend as one of the best points of elegancy, which is the fine checking of expectation, is no less well known to the musicians when they have a special grace in flying the close or cadence."
  • "Already you understand that I give this shocker to you without elegancy, meaning, shocker."
  • "From furnishings, to furniture, lighting or carpets, everything in here screams for elegancy."