n.[pl.] 杰作,名著 adj.第一流的
adj [esp attrib 尤作定语]
1 having a high quality that is recognized and unquestioned; of lasting value and importance 最优秀的; 第一流的; 经典的
*a classic novel, work of scholarship, game of football 最佳的小说、学术著作、足球赛.
2 very typical 典型的
*a classic example 典型的例子
* classic symptoms of pneumonia 肺炎的典型症状
* a classic case of malnutrition 营养不良的典型病例. 3(a) simple, harmonious and restrained; classical(3) 典雅的; 古雅的.
(b) (of clothes, designs, etc) having a simple traditional style that is not affected by changes in fashion （指衣服、设计等）传统式样的
*a classic dress 传统的连衣裙.
4 famous through being long established （因为时已久）着名的; 传统的
*one of the classic events of the sporting calendar 体育运动日程表中传统比赛项目之一.
1 [C] writer, artist or work of art recognized as being of high quality and lasting value 文豪; 大艺术家; 杰作; 名著; 经典著作
*This novel may well become a classic. 这本小说很可能成为经典著作.
* She enjoys reading the classics, ie the great works of literature. 她喜欢读经典著作.
2 [C] outstanding example of its kind 优秀的典范
*The (football) match was a classic. 那场（足球）比赛堪称典范.
3 Classics [sing v] (study of) ancient Greek and Roman language and literature 古代希腊与罗马的语言和文学（的研究）
*She studied Classics at university. 她在大学学习古希腊与古罗马的语言文学.
4 [C] garment that is classic1(3b) in style 传统样式的服装.
1. This is a classic example of bureaucratic inefficiency. 这是一个官僚主义低效率的典型例子。
2. This novel may well become a classic. 这本小说很可能成为经典著作.
3. He fell into raptures over classic music. 他开始对古典音乐喜爱若狂。
4. A classic example is cited by lawyers: 律师们援引的一个经典例子是：