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high-class

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