[ sem-ee-klas-i-kuhl, sem-ahy- ]

  1. of or relating to music by classical composers that is familiar or appealing to the general public.

  2. of or relating to music intermediate in style between classical and popular music.

Origin of semiclassical

First recorded in 1900–05; semi- + classical

Other words from semiclassical

  • sem·i·clas·si·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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