classic - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [usually before noun] completely typical

    She was displaying classic symptoms of shock.

    a classic example/case:

    Their romance is a classic case of opposites attracting.

  2. 2
    [usually before noun] a classic song, book, play, television programme etc is very good and has been popular and had a lot of influence for a long time

    William Golding’s classic novel Lord of the Flies

  3. 3
    a classic style of clothes, furniture etc is beautiful in a very simple way and will always be fashionable

    a classic suit