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1. classic

adjective. ['ˈklæsɪk'] of recognized authority or excellence.

Synonyms

  • authoritative
  • standard
  • classical

Antonyms

  • classicist
  • natural object
  • inactivity
  • artifact

Etymology

  • classique (French)
  • classicus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word classic


1. Adjective
When you look at barn wood, it has a classic weathered look to it.

Quotes containing the word classic


1. In a way, a lot of my humor comes from presenting things that are dramatic or shocking and then people not having socially appropriate responses, having people denying the drama by failing to react to it, and that's a really classic form of humor.
- Chuck Palahniuk

2. A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.
- Italo Calvino, The Uses of Literature

3. We have just witnessed a classic example of what I like to call 'misdirected rage'. I believe the technical term is being an ass.
- Natsuki Takaya

2. classic

noun. ['ˈklæsɪk'] a creation of the highest excellence.

Antonyms

  • ending

Etymology

  • classique (French)
  • classicus (Latin)

3. classic

noun. ['ˈklæsɪk'] an artist who has created classic works.

Synonyms

  • creative person

Antonyms

  • popular
  • pop

Etymology

  • classique (French)
  • classicus (Latin)

4. classic

adjective. ['ˈklæsɪk'] of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture.

Synonyms

  • Greco-Roman
  • Graeco-Roman
  • neoclassical
  • Hellenic
  • classical

Antonyms

  • implicit
  • inconclusive
  • unofficial
  • uninfluential

Etymology

  • classique (French)
  • classicus (Latin)

5. classic

adjective. ['ˈklæsɪk'] of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures.

Synonyms

  • Graeco-Roman
  • Hellenic
  • classical

Antonyms

  • abnormal
  • irregular
  • uncommon
  • romanticist

Etymology

  • classique (French)
  • classicus (Latin)
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