classless

adjective
class·less | \ˈklas-ləs \

Definition of classless 

1 : belonging to no particular social class

2 : free from distinctions of social class a classless society

3 : crass, boorish classless behavior

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Other Words from classless

classlessness noun

Examples of classless in a Sentence

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But the awkward thing amidst all of Buffon's classless post-match trash talking, is that Oliver was spot on. SI.com, "FanView: How Gigi Buffon the Hypocrite Is in Danger of Ruining His Glowing Football Legacy," 18 Apr. 2018 Those who think that the tasteless classless bullying at the WHCD was an example of the 1st Amendment should never condemn bullying,bigoted comments, racist bile or hate speech. Leada Gore, AL.com, "Trump blasts 'filthy' Michelle Wolf: What did she say about Sarah Huckabee Sanders?," 30 Apr. 2018 Standards decline and Americans elect a classless president who sets the tone even lower. George Skelton, latimes.com, "Sessions did the California Democratic Party a big favor with his visit to the state," 8 Mar. 2018 Cam congratulated Peyton unlike that classless thug Brady. Mark Price, charlotteobserver, "Cam Newton refused hand shake after Super Bowl loss? Fake news. | Charlotte Observer," 8 Feb. 2018 The series ended with a punch, a classless moment that reflected poorly on both programs, but also encapsulated the contentious nature of the relationship between two of the premier programs of that decade. Chadd Cripe, idahostatesman, "Boise State, Oregon football should play more often | Idaho Statesman," 15 Dec. 2017 Ideological zealots, the militarized Khmer movement determined to destroy everything modern and/or Western and create a theoretically classless agricultural society where everyone would be turned into a peasant. Kenneth Turan, latimes.com, "Angelina Jolie's new film on the Khmer Rouge is impeccably made, but will it get under your skin?," 14 Sep. 2017 The general consensus was that Chelsea could have chosen a different clip to hype up the game, with some labelling the move as a low blow and 'classless'. SI.com, "Chelsea Added Some Pre-Match Spice to Arsenal Affair by Posting Clip of Bellerin Getting Clattered," 17 Sep. 2017 The Kaepernick protests thus metastasized from one man’s classless protest to saturation-level fawning and hectoring. David French, National Review, "Politicize Sports, Pay the Price," 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of classless

1878, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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classless

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of classless

: without social or economic classes : not grouping people according to their social or economic level

: not connected to a particular social or economic class

: rude in a way that is annoying

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