Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In the manner of a classic; according to the manner of classic authors.
  • According to a regular order of classes or sets.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a classical manner; according to the manner of classical authors.
  • adverb In the manner of classes; according to a regular order of classes or sets.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a classical manner; according to the manner of classical authors.
  • adverb In the manner of classes; according to a regular order of classes or sets.

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

  • adverb in the manner of Greek and Roman culture

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

classical +‎ -ly

Examples

  • While certain classically trained actors view time spent in Hollywood as some combination of craven, shameful and selling-out, Mr. Stewart — whose baritone is, as ever, like dark jam — refuses any part of that script.

    Spacecraft to Stage Craft

  • [EN#23] The word classically means the cypress or the juniper-tree: in Jeremiah, where it occurs twice (xvii. 6 and xlviii. 6), the Authorized Version renders it by "heath."

    The Land of Midian — Volume 2

  • 181 The word classically means the cypress or the juniper-tree: in Jeremiah, where it occurs twice (xvii. 6 and xlviii. 6), the Authorized Version renders it by

    The Land of Midian

  • I think your first entry got me thinking about Apatow a lot though, cause I kept recalling the classically strange and awkward dates from the great series Freaks and Geeks, and of course that breakfast date in Knocked Up where Katherine Heigl re-explains what she does for a living and Seth Rogen desperately asks for her number, especially that grimaced line, “we had fun … right?”

    Top 10 Unorthodox Date Scenes » Scene-Stealers

  • Felicia had always been termed classically pretty.

    Entice Me at Twilight

  • Rather, he is a politician that has consistently taken a series of what could be called classically conservative “Burkean” positions on key public policy issues.

    Pennsylvania’s wacko winners

  • Felicia had always been termed classically pretty.

    Entice Me at Twilight

  • Felicia had always been termed classically pretty.

    Entice Me at Twilight

  • Felicia had always been termed classically pretty.

    Entice Me at Twilight

  • Certainly he's not what you might call a classically trained Shakespearean actor.

    Archive 2007-05-01

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