What does classic mean?

Definitions for classic
ˈklæs ɪkclas·sic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word classic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. classic(noun)

    a creation of the highest excellence

  2. classic(adj)

    an artist who has created classic works

  3. authoritative, classical, classic, definitive(adj)

    of recognized authority or excellence

    "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation"

  4. classical, classic(adj)

    of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture

    "classic Cinese pottery"

  5. classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures

    "classical mythology"; "classical

Wiktionary

  1. classic(Noun)

    A perfect and/or early example of a particular style.

  2. classic(Noun)

    An artistic work of lasting worth

  3. classic(Noun)

    A major, long-standing sporting event

  4. classic(Adjective)

    exemplary of a particular style

  5. classic(Adjective)

    exhibiting timeless quality

  6. classic(Adjective)

    traditional; original

    Users who dislike the new visual layout can return to classic mode.

  7. Origin: From classique, from classicus, from classis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Classic(noun)

    alt. of Classical

  2. Classic(noun)

    a work of acknowledged excellence and authority, or its author; -- originally used of Greek and Latin works or authors, but now applied to authors and works of a like character in any language

  3. Classic(noun)

    one learned in the literature of Greece and Rome, or a student of classical literature

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'classic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3700

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'classic' in Nouns Frequency: #2202

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'classic' in Adjectives Frequency: #498

How to pronounce classic?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say classic in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of classic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of classic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of classic in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Ellis:

    This is a classic co-brand card.

  2. Arlo Devlin-Brown:

    It is a classic insider trading case.

  3. James Gellert:

    This is a classic acquisition target.

  4. Kathleen Kennedy:

    It was perfect, classic Harrison Ford.

  5. Mark Twain:

    A classic is a book which people praise and don't read.

Images & Illustrations of classic

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