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high-class

[hahy-klas, -klahs] /ˈhaɪˈklæs, -ˈklɑs/
adjective
1.
of a type superior in quality or degree; first-rate:
a high-class hotel.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for high-class

high-class

adjective
1.
of very good quality; superior: a high-class grocer
2.
belonging to, associated with, or exhibiting the characteristics of an upper social class: a high-class lady, a high-class prostitute
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Word Origin and History for high-class
adj.

1864, from high (adj.) + class (n.).

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