Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun classic

2 senses of classic

Sense 1
classic -- (a creation of the highest excellence)
       => creation -- (an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone)

Sense 2
classic -- (an artist who has created classic works)
       => artist, creative person -- (a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination)

Antonyms of adj classic

3 senses of classic

Sense 1
authoritative, classical, classic, definitive -- (of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation")

INDIRECT (VIA standard) -> nonstandard -- (not standard; not accepted as a model of excellence; "a nonstandard text")

Sense 2
classical (vs. nonclassical), classic -- (of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture; "classic Cinese pottery")


Sense 3
classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic -- (of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures; "classical mythology"; "classical)

INDIRECT (VIA classical) -> nonclassical -- (not classical)

Similarity of adj classic

3 senses of classic

Sense 1
authoritative, classical, classic, definitive -- (of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation")
       => standard (vs. nonstandard) -- (established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism")

Sense 2
classical (vs. nonclassical), classic -- (of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture; "classic Cinese pottery")
       => classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic -- (of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures; "classical mythology"; "classical)
       => neoclassic, neoclassical -- (characteristic of a revival of an earlier classical style)

Sense 3
classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic -- (of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures; "classical mythology"; "classical)
       => classical (vs. nonclassical), classic -- (of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture; "classic Cinese pottery")

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