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Definition of classicus

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1. classic [ a ] characteristic of the classical artistic and literary traditions

Used in print:

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

This is puzzling to an outsider conscious of the classic tradition of liberalism , because it is clear that these Democrats who are left-of-center are at opposite poles from the liberal Jefferson , who held that the best government was the least government .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

An unusual , if not extraordinary , rendering of the classic myth that involves the rescue of Prometheus from the rock by the U.S._Cavalry was given last week in the warehouse of the Albany_Leather_Conduit_Company amid cheers of `` Hubba hubba '' and `` Yalagaloo pip pip '' !

The latest and , significantly , greatest fruit of_this theatrical vine is The , an adaptation of Basho 's classic frog haiku by Roger_Entwhistle , a former University_of_Maryland chemistry instructor .

Synonyms classic Related Terms classical

2. classic [ a ] adhering to established standards and principles
Examples: "a classic proof"

Used in print:

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

More_than a beautiful visualization of the illustrious adventures and escapades of the tragi-comic knight-errant and his squire , Sancho_Panza , in seventeenth century Spain , this inevitably abbreviated rendering of the classic satire on chivalry is an affectingly warm and human exposition of character .

(The Providence Journal...)

The party at Floyd 's penthouse gave the `` chorines '' a chance for a nostalgic frolic through all those hackneyed routines which have become a classic choreographic statement of the era 's nonsense .

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

They recall Byron 's classic comment : `` I wish he would explain his explanation '' .

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3. classic [ n ] a creation of the highest excellence

Used in print:

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

Other innovations with better claims to musical interest survived rehearing to acquire in_time the status of classics .

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

One part of her audience was totally engaged , the connoisseur witnessing a peculiarly fine performance of some ancient classic , the other part , the guest of the connoisseur , attentive as one who must take an intelligent interest in_that which he does not fully understand .

Synonyms classic Related Terms creation

4. classic [ n ] an artist who has created classic works

Used in print:

(Jay Williams, The Forger....)

I had come prepared to worship at the feet of this classic , and he turned_out to be a rather bitter old_man who smelled of dead cigars .

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