high-class

[ hahy-klas, -klahs ]
/ ˈhaɪˈklæs, -ˈklɑs /

adjective

of a type superior in quality or degree; first-rate: a high-class hotel.

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Origin of high-class

First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for high-class

high-class

adjective

of very good quality; superiora high-class grocer
belonging to, associated with, or exhibiting the characteristics of an upper social classa high-class lady; a high-class prostitute
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Word Origin and History for high-class

high-class

adj.

1864, from high (adj.) + class (n.).

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