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classic

clas·sic

classic

 
 
pronunciation:
klae sihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: something that remains popular over a long period of time.
"Treasure Island" is a classic work of fiction.
 
similar words:
eternal, lasting, old-fashioned, perennial
definition 2: typical of a class or category; serving as an example against which others are judged.
My aunt owns a classic Mustang.
synonyms:
model, typical
similar words:
ideal, representative, standard
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a work of art or literature that is considered to be one of the best. A classic is an example against which other works are judged.
Shakespeare's "Hamlet" is a classic.
 
synonyms:
masterpiece
similar words:
ideal, model, standard
definition 2: (plural) the literature of ancient Greece or Rome.
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