third class

noun

Definition of third class

  1. 1 :  the third and usually next below second class in a classification

  2. 2 :  the least expensive class of accommodations (as on a passenger ship)

  3. 3 :  a former class of U.S. mail comprising circulars, pamphlets, catalogs, and newsletters

Examples of third class in a sentence

  1. She got a third class in English.

1748

First Known Use of third class

1748


THIRD CLASS Defined for English Language Learners

third class

noun

Definition of third class for English Language Learners

  • : the level of service on a train, ship, etc., that is the cheapest

  • : a class of mail in the U.S. that includes advertisements

  • : an undergraduate degree of the lowest level given by a British university


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