adjective Also classical (for defs. 1-5, 8, 10).
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Origin of classic
OTHER WORDS FROM classicnon·clas·sic, adjectivepre·clas·sic, adjectivequasi-classic, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH classicclassic , classical
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Example sentences from the Web for classic
Originally, the game had been scrapped because of the Summer Olympics, historically a time when the league does not play the midseason classic.There’s No WNBA All-Star Game This Year, But We Picked The Rosters Anyway|Howard Megdal|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
This year, the move to remote presidential conventions matches the loss of many classic American staples.Departure from convention—mom, baseball, the postal worker, and patriotism|jakemeth|August 19, 2020|Fortune
When it was first announced that this classic ’90s gem was coming to Netflix this month, it broke the internet and set “Moesha” trending.
It is the oldest long-distance trail in the United States and one of the classics for attempting a fastest known time.Canceled Races Aren’t Stopping Endurance Athletes From Setting Wild New Records|Anna Wiederkehr (firstname.lastname@example.org)|July 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
And, in the wake of the film’s success, a revival of even more Nollywood classics is on the cards over the next 18 months.Nigeria’s Nollywood is remaking classic movies to maximize box office revenue in the Netflix era|Yomi Kazeem|July 17, 2020|Quartz
In the classic skillset of piloting, mental acuity, and its coordination with hand and foot movements, is equally vital.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Monir is not interested in classic dances like tango or ballet.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And you though you knew everything about the Christmas classic.
A glossary of what all those strange phrases in classic Christmas songs really mean.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Forget everything you assumed about the lives of classic musicians.‘Mozart in the Jungle’: Inside Amazon’s Brave New World of Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music|Kevin Fallon|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Classic paganism and Christianity differed on many points, but they were completely at one on this.Little Essays of Love and Virtue|Havelock Ellis
The influence of the French classic school, felt in all European literatures, became paramount in Portugal.
His classic poem on "Smoke" suggests Simonides, but is better than any poem of Simonides.
It was absolutely a Fête Champêtre, but more brilliant and classic than Watteau ever can have seen.From Edinburgh to India & Burmah|William G. Burn Murdoch
Vine-leaves and tendrils hung through the reed roofing overhead, and grape-clusters cast their classic shadow at our feet.In Morocco|Edith Wharton
British Dictionary definitions for classic
- any of the five principal races for three-year-old horses in Britain, namely the One Thousand Guineas, Two Thousand Guineas, Derby, Oaks, and Saint Leger
- a race equivalent to any of these in other countries
Word Origin for classic
Cultural definitions for classic
A descriptive term for a period in Western music, encompassing roughly the last half of the eighteenth century, that includes the works of Franz Josef Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the early works of Ludwig van Beethoven, among other composers.