from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal One of distinctive and superior quality: "Academy members ... tend to favor films that will make Hollywood seem a class act instead of a hotbed of money-grubbing vulgarians” ( Jay Carr).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An entity exhibiting high class especially through refinement of demeanor, conscientiousness of behavior, and/or skillfulness in performance; or an exhibition of high class especially of one or more of those types:
  • n. Used sarcastically, a person, entity, event, or action entity exhibiting the opposite of the above characteristics, i.e., boorish, unprincipled, and/or bungling behavior

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who shows impressive and stylish excellence


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