: of superior quality or status

Examples of high-class in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The mesmerizing lobby is also home to Dôme—a one-of-a-kind display of delicate cakes and pastries encased in a 12-foot, high-class cloche setting the scene for Parisian afternoon teas. Robb Report Studio, Robb Report, 12 Feb. 2024 There are the classic Minding of a Difficult Prisoner (Ron Perlman) and a sequence set at a high-class art auction that puts Glover in a Bondean tuxedo and Erskine in a slinky red gown. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 2024 The high-class avian excrement hit the fan and the Swans ejected him from their social circles. Nina Metz, Chicago Tribune, 31 Jan. 2024 His first-choice romantic partner, the high-class Edel Helene (Kristine Kujath Thorp), is unavailable. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Dec. 2023 Farmer: Having too many talented receivers is a high-class problem. Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times, 3 Oct. 2023 The six-part thriller series, created by Mia Ylönen and Aleksi Bardy, goes behind the curtain of the hidden world of high-class art-fraud and explores the reality of navigating a double identity. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 4 Sep. 2023 Fabrica is well-known for its high-class and superior-quality carpets—with a high price tag to boot. Kat De Naoum, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Aug. 2023 Ted Hope Focuses Debate on Independent Production Locarno is also a high-class talking shop, its one day StepIN conference focusing on the burning issues of the moment. Marta Balaga, Variety, 9 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of high-class was in 1833

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“High-class.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-class. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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