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.

    Etymology: From classique, from classicus, from classis

  2. classic(Noun)

    An artistic work of lasting worth

    Etymology: From classique, from classicus, from classis

  3. classic(Noun)

    A major, long-standing sporting event

    Etymology: From classique, from classicus, from classis

  4. classic(Adjective)

    exemplary of a particular style

    Etymology: From classique, from classicus, from classis

  5. classic(Adjective)

    exhibiting timeless quality

    Etymology: From classique, from classicus, from classis

  6. classic(Adjective)

    traditional; original

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

    Etymology: 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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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. Andrew Shirley:

    Someone shouldn't go into the vintage car market for pure investment purposes, but have a passion for classic cars, the most valuable return from owning a vintage car is the satisfaction that you have something you're passionate about.

  2. Nic Cheeseman:

    Kenyatta has pulled the classic divide-and-rule move of the cunning president, creating as many potential alliances as possible in order to avoid empowering any one successor, this will help him to manage Gideon Moi, William Ruto and others with their own presidential ambitions.

  3. Bradley Schaefer:

    It's a normal star behaving weirdly, we've got ourselves a classic mystery.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    This is how a mafia boss talks, what have you done for us? Weve done so much for you. But theres not much reciprocity. I have a favor I want to ask you. And what is that favor? Of course, the favor is to investigate his political rival. A classic mafia-like shakedown a foreign leader.

  5. Dave Arnold:

    Whether you’re using techniques I’m interested in or completely classic techniques, it’s the same thing: You need to care about what you’re doing. Your primary concern needs to be a high-quality experience for your customers, most of the things we do at the bar you only need to adopt if you want to make certain styles or classes of drink. But in the future, as these techniques become more common, the question will be ‘Why wouldn’t you want to make that drink?’ Once it becomes easier to adopt these new technologies, more and more people will.

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