Definitions English

  • Belonging to the highest rank or class.
  • Serving as the established model or standard: a classic example of colonial architecture.
  • Having lasting significance or worth; enduring.
  • Adhering or conforming to established standards and principles: a classic piece of research.
  • Of a well-known type; typical: a classic mistake.
  • Of or characteristic of the literature, art, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome; classical.
  • Formal, refined, and restrained in style.
  • Simple and harmonious; elegant: the classic cut of a suit; the classic lines of a clipper ship.
  • Having historical or literary associations: classic battlefields of the Civil War.
  • An artist, author, or work generally considered to be of the highest rank or excellence, especially one of enduring significance.
  • A work recognized as definitive in its field.
  • A literary work of ancient Greece or Rome.
  • The languages and literature of ancient Greece and Rome. Used with the.
  • One that is of the highest rank or class: The car was a classic of automotive design.
  • A typical or traditional example.
  • Informal A superior or unusual example of its kind: The reason he gave for being late was a classic.
  • A traditional event, especially a major sporting event that is held annually: a golf classic.