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Adjective: classic  kla-sik
  1. Of recognized authority or excellence
    "classic methods of navigation";
    - authoritative, classical, definitive
     
  2. (fine arts) of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    "classic Chinese pottery";
    - classical
     
  3. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures
    "classic mythology";
    - classical, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic
Noun: classic  kla-sik
  1. A creation of the highest excellence
     
  2. An artist who has created classic works
     
  3. A major, long-standing sporting event

Derived forms: classics

See also: neoclassic, neoclassical, standard

Type of: artist, creation, creative person

Encyclopedia: Classic, Classical, and Classicism