third class

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

third class

noun

: the level of service on a train, ship, etc., that is the cheapest

: a class of mail in the U.S. that includes advertisements

: an undergraduate degree of the lowest level given by a British university

Full Definition of THIRD CLASS

1
:  the third and usually next below second class in a classification
2
:  the least expensive class of accommodations (as on a passenger ship)
3
:  a former class of United States mail comprising circulars, pamphlets, catalogs, and newsletters

Examples of THIRD CLASS

  1. She got a third class in English.

First Known Use of THIRD CLASS

1748

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Third day
Previous Word in the Dictionary: third–class
All Words Near: third class

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up third class? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).