It was glitz by association, a classic case study on how to package foreign stars as A-list American celebrities.
This idea of integrating autistics into the workforce may be Danish postmodern, but it relies on a classic American formula.
He makes the classic mistake of thinking that NBC, the network that made his career, has his best interests at heart.
Right now I am reading the new edition of Daniel Yergin's classic The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power.
In the age of “a million choices,” as Landau said, this short, fun experience wins out over the classic salon experience.
With classic purity and eloquence he spoke the Italian language.
The loose, flowing robe of her daily wear is of classic grace and dignity.
In this he is a classic, and is worthy of treading a measure with Molière.
Instead, I'd suggest that you give us a classic, say, every six months.
It cannot be claimed that the rude exploits of her early inhabitants are classic in story or in song.
1610s, "of the highest class; approved as a model," from French classique (17c.), from Latin classicus "relating to the (highest) classes of the Roman people," hence, "superior," from classis (see class). Originally in English, "of the first class;" meaning "belonging to standard authors of Greek and Roman antiquity" is attested from 1620s.
"a Greek or Roman writer or work," 1711, from classic (adj.). So, by mid-19c., any work in any context held to have a similar quality or relationship. In classical Latin noun use of classicus meant "a Marine" (miles classicus) from the "military division" sense of classis.
An adjective used before or after a noun to describe the original version of something, especially if the original is considered to be better.
Examples include "Star Trek Classic" - the original TV series as opposed to the films, ST The Next Generation or any of the other spin-offs and follow-ups; or "PC Classic" - IBM's ISA-bus computers as opposed to the PS/2 series.