Definition of classy in English:

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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/
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.


Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with classy

Adivasi, brassy, dalasi, Darcy, farcy, Farsi, glassy, grassy

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Syllabification: class·y

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