Definition of classy in English:


Syllabification: class·y
Pronunciation: /ˈklasē

adjective (classier, classiest)

Stylish and sophisticated: the hotel is classy but relaxed
More example sentences
  • It is an extremely well made movie, and a smart, classy bit of social comment.
  • The classy curls, gels, trendy perms, and chic colours have not seemed to inspire us!
  • The atmosphere is quite classy and cool and it's stylishly decorated with lovely leather seats.
stylish, high-class, superior, exclusive, chic, elegant, smart, sophisticated, upscale, upmarket, high-toned
informal posh, ritzy, plush, swanky, styling/stylin'



Pronunciation: /ˈklasəlē/
More example sentences
  • Steven King's prison novel is classily rendered with Tom Hanks starring as the benevolent prison warder tending to death row inmates.
  • This classily produced and coolly graceful set features chunky Hot Club rhythm-guitar backings, lazily driving blues and subtly underplayed Hammond organ breaks.
  • His keyboard didn't work (glitch at the mixing desk) but he handled it very classily, and just kept on playing songs on guitar instead.


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  • We heard over and over about Peck's impeccable gentlemanliness and old-school liberal decency, Hepburn's aristocratic east coast classiness, and Bob Hope's patriotism.
  • They became instant legends, remembered as much for the classiness of their play as for the result.
  • On every one of its 500 pages one cannot help admiring the sheer classiness of writing that is the literary equivalent of leather upholstery.

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