class act

noun

Definition of class act

: an example of outstanding quality or prestige

Examples of class act in a Sentence

She's a real class act on and off the soccer field.
Recent Examples on the Web What a competitive class act that Coach (Andy) Robbins has with that team. Evan Dudley, al, 23 Apr. 2022 Judge recognized Beltran as an important figure, a class act and a model for preparation, performance and how to navigate in the New York spotlight. Pete Caldera, USA TODAY, 2 Feb. 2022 Nathan Chen is a class act role model and has impacted his sport in ways like Jordan, Rice, Curry. Christine Brennan, USA TODAY, 10 Feb. 2022 But for one of the NFL’s marquee headliners, a man who has almost always presented himself as a class act, to suddenly condone violence was so tacky. Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY, 18 Jan. 2022 It’s all class act metal-comedy, of which has garnered the duo tens of millions of views/likes on their respective TikTok channels. Quentin Singer, Forbes, 31 Aug. 2021 New England Revolution looks the part of a rampant class act and MLS Cup contender so far in 2021. Pat Brennan, The Enquirer, 21 Aug. 2021 Now it’s Albert Pujols, a class act whose presence leaves his teammates in awe and spreads goodwill throughout the dugout. ... Bruce Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 May 2021 Roy has always been a class act & is one of the greats. oregonlive, 1 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of class act

1976, in the meaning defined above

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26 Apr 2022

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“Class act.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/class%20act. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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