Pronunciation of Classic
/klˈasɪk/, /klˈasɪk/, /k_l_ˈa_s_ɪ_k/
Synonyms for classic:
historical, serial, ghost story, faction, life story, unconvincing, tragedy, prototypical, masterpiece, folk tale, fantasy, biographical, gory, abridged, fictional, routine, archetypal, swashbuckling, juicy, folklore, tall tale, institutionalized, saving grace, novel, quintessential, comedy, two-hander, historically, time-honored, the sublime, archetypical, mystery play, fanfic, romp, obligatory, parable, peculiarly, nonlinear, traditional, usual, like, life history, phenomenon, fictitious, mainline, typic, spine-chilling, stereotypical, must-have, legend, overripe, black comedy, archetypic, oral history, normally, roman, narrative, conventional, melodrama, tragicomedy, untold, pantomime, horror, prototypal, truthful, beaut, accustomed, marvel, screenplay, typically, nonfiction, legendary, short story, humdinger, prequel, racy, godsend, prototypic, suspenseful, allegory, sequel, subplot, fairy tale, parody, masque, myth, cock-and-bull story, pure, thriller, paradigmatic, fiction, fable, trilogy, inspiration, autobiographical, reminiscence, farce, naturally, customary, romantic, filmic, mythical, tell-all, anecdote, tragic, passion play, horror story, mythic, yarn, urban myth, saga, picaresque, wonted, tearjerker, detective, dream.
Sense 1 (noun)
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Sense 6 (noun)
exemplar, magnum opus.
Usage examples for classic:
- Probably nowhere did he show his good taste more than in his treatment of the idea of putting him in classic garments when his bust was made by Houdon. - "The True George Washington [10th Ed.]", Paul Leicester Ford.
- Still, certain strains of that classic were always afterward associated in his mind with the shooting of the Indian- if he had really shot him. - "Cow-Country", B. M. Bower.