Definition of "luxuriant" []

  • Characterized by rich or profuse growth. (adjective)
  • Producing or yielding in abundance. See Synonyms at profuse. (adjective)
  • Excessively florid or elaborate. (adjective)
  • Marked by or displaying luxury; luxurious. (adjective)
  • Rich and abundant; lush (adjective)

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.

  • Very elaborate or ornate (adjective)
  • Extremely productive or fertile (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "luxuriant" in a sentence
  • "High temperatures combined with lots of rainfall result in luxuriant vegetation and boundless wildlife."
  • "A subcategory of this genre of books is composed of in-depth narrative accounts of the experiences of individual students applying to Ivy League colleges, their every emotional nuance dwelled on in luxuriant detail."
  • "We are too close to realities to indulge in luxuriant theories."