classy
classy classy adj. 1. having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress. Opposite of {styleless}. [informal]

Syn: posh, swish, stylish. [WordNet 1.5]

2. exhibiting refinement and high character. Opposite of {low-class} [informal]

Syn: high-class. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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