of high class, rank, or grade; stylish; admirably smart; elegant.
- class·i·ly, adverb
- class·i·ness, noun
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How to use classy in a sentence
Sure, it originated in Europe, where it was a classy affair with artfully arranged salted fish, eggs, breads, and butter.Fast-Food Buffets Are a Thing of the Past. Some Doubt They Ever Even Existed. | MM Carrigan | September 29, 2020 | Eater
The Sense comes in, arguably, classier colors with either gray or gold.
Plus, fountain pens are undeniably fun to use, with a classy flair reminiscent of quills and ink bottles.No-fuss fountain pens that make your note taking and letter writing more elegant | PopSci Commerce Team | September 15, 2020 | Popular-Science
With a classy nickel base and a curved ceramic body that comes in three distinct colors, including a cool rusted orange, this small appliance adds character to a room.
It is pocket sized and portable, with a classy aluminum design.Laptop docking stations that increase your connection capabilities | PopSci Commerce Team | August 25, 2020 | Popular-Science
Ever notice that "classy" adults never criticize teenagers for not being "classy"?
Joan used words like hip, classy, elegant, and prestigious to describe the clubs.
In the back of a limo, wearing a plaid blazer, Quast raises his drink and says with a wink, “you stay classy, Iowa.”7 WTF Campaign Ads You Can’t Unsee, From Castrators to Alligator Wrestlers | Olivia Nuzzi | May 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This classy rebuke shows that despite his penchant for silly social media, Vin Diesel is still not some one you want to mess with.
The recent animated hit is being developed into a classy Disney On Ice alternative for the more discerning pre-teen set.'Frozen' Takes on Broadway, Outkast Announces Full Tour | Culture Team | January 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But you'll sure be a knock-out when that she-undertaker in there gets you rigged out in classy clothes.Children of the Whirlwind | Leroy Scott
A little pretty and tasty no doubt; but very choice and classy—very genteel and high toned indeed.You Never Can Tell | George Bernard Shaw
Say, I seem to have married a good many of this classy family!
I don't see where I'm going to come into this classy conversation.
Yes, I'm negotiating for one of the biggest classy building plots on upper Fifth Avenue.
British Dictionary definitions for classy
informal elegant; stylish
- classily, adverb
- classiness, noun
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