classy

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adjective \ˈkla-sē\

Definition of classy

classier

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classiest

  1. :  having or showing class: such asa :  elegant, stylish a classy clientele a classy hotelb :  having or reflecting high standards of personal behavior a classy guy a classy gesturec :  admirably skillful and graceful a classy outfielder

classiness

noun

Examples of classy in a sentence

  1. the classiest nightclub in Madrid

  2. The spa boasts some very classy clients.

  3. Donating her salary bonus to charity was a really classy thing to do.

Origin and Etymology of classy

see 1class


First Known Use: 1870


CLASSY Defined for English Language Learners

classy

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adjective \ˈkla-sē\

Definition of classy for English Language Learners

  • : having qualities that make someone or something special and attractive

  • : showing impressive character : very good, kind, etc.



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