Definition for classic

adjective as in characteristic, regular

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simple, typical, usual

noun as in model

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Example Sentences

Originally, the game had been scrapped because of the Summer Olympics, historically a time when the league does not play the midseason classic.

This year, the move to remote presidential conventions matches the loss of many classic American staples.

From Fortune

When it was first announced that this classic ’90s gem was coming to Netflix this month, it broke the internet and set “Moesha” trending.

From Ozy

It is the oldest long-distance trail in the United States and one of the classics for attempting a fastest known time.

And, in the wake of the film’s success, a revival of even more Nollywood classics is on the cards over the next 18 months.

From Quartz

In the classic skillset of piloting, mental acuity, and its coordination with hand and foot movements, is equally vital.

Monir is not interested in classic dances like tango or ballet.

Week after week, The Daily Beast features classic stories from the past that prove great writing is timeless.

And you though you knew everything about the Christmas classic.

A glossary of what all those strange phrases in classic Christmas songs really mean.

It is likely that in the classic days of Greece men began to make simple experiments of a chemical nature.

The elegance of his stature and the pensive melancholy of his classic features invested him with a peculiar power of fascination.

But these ripe and classic works will surpass everything we have heard since Glinka.

The tall, slender Spaniard, swarthy and of classic feature, looks about him with suppressed disdain.

There was, in classic times, a sacred character attached to all places set apart for the purposes of sepulture.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to classic, such as: simple, typical, usual, representative, standard, and vintage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.