from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of superior quality; first-class.
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- adj. Describing something recognized for its quality.
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- adj. pretentiously elegant
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While free parking may seem like a so-called high-class problem, Measure 2P is indicative of a larger problem that continues to plague the state of California at many levels: initiative abuse.
It tried to keep him out of the better hotels in Memphis by writing anonymous letters that asked, “What is a Negro doing in a high-class hotel like this?”
And Federer has company with the high-class shtick: Sampras, as artless as his game was, wasn't not no punk.
Yes the same senator Beck called a “high-class prostitute” two months ago
His family of Kwaque, Michael, and Cocky required food and shelter; more costly than that was maintenance of the Ancient Mariner in the high-class hotel; and, in addition, was his six-quart thirst.
Eventually the Haggards returned to their reportedly high-class home in Colorado Springs.
Tabitha, bleary-eyed and dressed in what struck me as very high-class hooker gear, walked in the door.
"What this seems like to me is high-class Southern food," said Aaron Clinger, a 27-year-old advertising worker, as he munched on a flounder po' boy recently.
Supposedly, they always imported all of these high-class—well, if you can call them “high class”—strippers for the Masters every year.
They promised a "high-class" neighborhood of detached houses on large, well-treed lots boasting magnificent views of Rock Creek Park.