master class

noun

Definition of master class

: a seminar for advanced music students conducted by a master musician

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When The Wing recently offered a skin-care master class with Tata Harper herself, I was immediately intrigued. Hannah Dylan Pasternak, SELF, "6 Things I Learned From Natural Skin-Care Legend Tata Harper," 25 Sep. 2018 Rondo is giving a master class from the point guard position. OregonLive.com, "Trail Blazers links: Is it time to break up the Blazers?," 20 Apr. 2018 Brewed in the heart of Washington state's hop country, this West Coast-style IPA drinks like a master class in everything an expert blend of hops can offer. Matt Allyn, Popular Mechanics, "The 10 Best IPAs You've Got to Try," 8 May 2017 The story of how Epstein got such a light sentence — and who was involved — is a master class in the power dynamics that have been exposed by the #MeToo movement but have yet to truly change. Jane Coaston, Vox, "Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender who is friends with Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, explained," 22 Feb. 2019 BENZEMA BRACE Karim Benzema put on a master class for strikers in a 4-2 win for 10-man Madrid at Espanyol. Joseph Wilson, The Seattle Times, "‘Leo never misses’: Messi scores again as Barca beats Girona," 27 Jan. 2019 After all, the Pretty Little Liars star could honestly teach a master class on how to achieve a stellar Instagram aesthetic. Isabella Gomez, Teen Vogue, "Shay Mitchell on Social Media and Her New Lifetime Movie "YOU"," 8 Sep. 2018 At the Pannier estate the charming Elina Lesniak gives us a master class in champagne making: the two fermentations, the prise de mousse, the disgorgement. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "A Luxurious Barge Cruise Is the Best Way to See France," 9 Aug. 2018 In these spaces, visiting faculty might conduct master classes, online students could gather to complete project work or alumni might work on an invention. Jeffrey J. Selingo, Washington Post, "The future of college education: Students for life, computer advisers and campuses everywhere," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of master class

1952, in the meaning defined above

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