class act
noun Date: 1976 an example of outstanding quality or prestige

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • class act — UK / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms class act : singular class act plural class acts informal a person or group with great style and skill …   English dictionary

  • class act —    Someone who s a class act is exceptional in what they do.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To say that someone, for example an athlete or entertainer, is aclass act means that they are very good at what they do.     Her career is just… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • class act — n. a high quality act; a high quality way of doing things. □ I like the way you move on the field, Jerry. It’s a real class act. □ The prof puts on a real class act, but he grades very hard …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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  • class act — a fine person, a lady, a gentleman, first class    Do you know Stephen Lewis? Now there s a class act! …   English idioms

  • class act — n An excellent, outstanding person. My best buddy is a class act. 1970s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • class act — informal a person or thing displaying impressive and stylish excellence. → class …   English new terms dictionary

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