I’ve found myself using the world ‘Elegant’ more and more — it’s just a fine word.
If you’re the owner of www.elegant.com, I’d like to talk 🙂
Urban Dictionary – Engineer slang for a very clean or innovative way of solving a problem. i.e. the opposite of a kludge. “While only requiring 20 minutes to code, Bob’s automated porn cataloging app was some of the most elegant work his boss has ever seen.”
Dictionary.net – Elegant El”e*gant, a. [L. elegans, -antis; akin to eligere to pick out, choose, select: cf. F. [‘e]l[‘e]gant. See Elect.]
1. Very choice, and hence, pleasing to good taste; characterized by grace, propriety, and refinement, and the absence of every thing offensive; exciting admiration and approbation by symmetry, completeness, freedom from blemish, and the like; graceful; tasteful and highly attractive; as, elegant manners; elegant style of composition; an elegant speaker; an elegant structure.
A more diligent cultivation of elegant literature. –Prescott.
2. Exercising a nice choice; discriminating beauty or sensitive to beauty; as, elegant taste.
Syn: Tasteful; polished; graceful; refined; comely; handsome; richly ornamental.
Source: Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)