\ ˈkla-sē How to pronounce classy (audio) \
classier; classiest

Definition of classy

: having or showing class: such as
a : elegant, stylish a classy clientele a classy hotel
b : having or reflecting high standards of personal behavior a classy guy a classy gesture
c : admirably skillful and graceful a classy outfielder

Other Words from classy

classiness noun

Examples of classy in a Sentence

the classiest nightclub in Madrid The spa boasts some very classy clients. Donating her salary bonus to charity was a really classy thing to do.
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First Known Use of classy

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for classy

see class entry 1

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23 May 2022

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“Classy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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