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Trendy vs. Classic

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Trendyadjective

(slang) Of, or in accordance with the latest trend, fashion or hype.

‘I hate those trendy pre-wrinkled shirts.’;

Classicadjective

Of or relating to the first class or rank, especially in literature or art.

Trendynoun

(informal) A trendy person.

Classicadjective

Exemplary of a particular style; defining a class/category.

Trendyadjective

in accord with the latest fad;

‘trendy ideas’; ‘trendy clothes’; ‘voguish terminology’;

Classicadjective

Exhibiting timeless quality.

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Trendyadjective

very fashionable or up to date

‘I enjoyed being able to go out and buy trendy clothes’;

Classicadjective

Of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks and Romans, especially to Greek or Roman authors of the highest rank, or of the period when their best literature was produced; of or pertaining to places inhabited by the ancient Greeks and Romans, or rendered famous by their deeds.

Trendynoun

a person who is very fashionable or up to date

‘Taiwan's well-heeled young trendies’;

Classicadjective

(euphemistic) Traditional; original.

‘Users who dislike the new visual layout can return to classic mode.’;

Classicnoun

A perfect and/or early example of a particular style.

Classicnoun

An artistic work of lasting worth, such as a film or song.

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Classicnoun

The author of such a work.

Classicnoun

A major, long-standing sporting event

Classicnoun

(dated) One learned in the literature of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome; a student of classical literature.

Classicadjective

Of or relating to the first class or rank, especially in literature or art.

‘Give, as thy last memorial to the age,One classic drama, and reform the stage.’; ‘Mr. Greaves may justly be reckoned a classical author on this subject [Roman weights and coins].’;

Classicadjective

Of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks and Romans, esp. to Greek or Roman authors of the highest rank, or of the period when their best literature was produced; of or pertaining to places inhabited by the ancient Greeks and Romans, or rendered famous by their deeds.

‘Though throned midst Latium's classic plains.’; ‘The epithet classical, as applied to ancient authors, is determined less by the purity of their style than by the period at which they wrote.’; ‘He [Atterbury] directed the classical studies of the undergraduates of his college.’;

Classicadjective

Conforming to the best authority in literature and art; chaste; pure; refined; as, a classical style.

‘Classical, provincial, and national synods.’;

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Classicnoun

A work of acknowledged excellence and authority, or its author; - originally used of Greek and Latin works or authors, but now applied to authors and works of a like character in any language.

‘In is once raised him to the rank of a legitimate English classic.’;

Classicnoun

One learned in the literature of Greece and Rome, or a student of classical literature.

Classicnoun

a creation of the highest excellence

Classicnoun

an artist who has created classic works

Classicadjective

characteristic of the classical artistic and literary traditions

Classicadjective

adhering to established standards and principles;

‘a classic proof’;

Classic

A classic is an outstanding example of a particular style; something of lasting worth or with a timeless quality; of the first or highest quality, class, or rank – something that exemplifies its class. The word can be an adjective (a classic car) or a noun (a classic of English literature).

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