classy


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class·y

 (klăs′ē)
adj. class·i·er, class·i·est Informal
Highly stylish; elegant.

class′i·ness n.

classy

(ˈklɑːsɪ)
adj, classier or classiest
informal elegant; stylish
ˈclassily adv
ˈclassiness n

class•y

(ˈklæs i, ˈklɑ si)

adj. class•i•er, class•i•est.
Informal. of high quality, rank, or grade; stylish.
[1890–95]
class′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.classy - elegant and fashionable; "classy clothes"; "a classy dame"; "a posh restaurant"; "a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac"- Julia Child
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
stylish, fashionable - having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress; "a little less posh but every bit as stylish as Lord Peter Wimsey"; "the stylish resort of Gstadd"

classy

adjective (Informal) high-class, select, exclusive, superior, elegant, stylish, posh (informal, chiefly Brit.), swish (informal, chiefly Brit.), up-market, urbane, swanky (informal), top-drawer, ritzy (slang), high-toned Her parents lived in Rome's classy Monte Mario quarter.

classy

adjective
Informal. Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: in, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy.
Slang: with-it.
Translations

classy

[ˈklɑːsɪ] ADJ (classier (compar) (classiest (superl))) → elegante, de buen tono

classy

[ˈklɑːsi] adj
[performance] → de grande classe
[brand] → de luxe

classy

adj (+er) (inf)nobel (inf), → exklusiv; classy hoteleine Nobelherberge (inf); a classy womaneine Klassefrau (inf)

classy

[ˈklɑːsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → di classe, chic inv
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