Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Highly stylish; elegant.

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

  • adjective informal having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress. Opposite of styleless.
  • adjective informal exhibiting refinement and high character. Opposite of low-class

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  • adjective Elegant, highly stylish or fashionable.
  • adjective Showy; tasteless; trying unsuccessfully to demonstrate taste.
  • adjective Of a superior type; especially, exhibiting admirable personal qualities.

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

  • adjective elegant and fashionable

Etymologies

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class +‎ -y

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  • This word is rather classist.

    July 26, 2008

  • Isn't the concept of social class innately classist?

    July 26, 2008

  • Is this topic racy?

    July 26, 2008

  • Ha ha!

    July 26, 2008

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