Classic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈklæsɪk|  American pronunciation of the word classic
Brit.  |ˈklasɪk|  British pronunciation of the word classic


- a creation of the highest excellence
- an artist who has created classic works


- of a well-known type; remarkably typical
- considered of the highest quality and lasting significance or worth
- well-known and long-established in form or style(syn: classical)


She prefers classic furniture designs.

It's a classic suit that won't go out of style.

I like the car's classic contours.

The battle was a classic example of poor planning.

That car is a classic.

I like to read the classics.

He teaches classics at the local university.

She studied classics in college.

The football game is a Thanksgiving classic.

The reason he gave for being late was a classic.

Too many job hunters make the classic mistake of thinking only about what's in it for them.

The Coca-Cola bottle is one of the classic designs of the last century.

Roy scored a classic goal in the 90th minute.

She chose a classic navy suit for the ceremony.

'La Grande Illusion' is one of the classics of French cinema.

Word forms

singular: classic
plural: classics
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