high-class
adjective Date: 1864 of superior quality or status

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • high-class — adjective very good in quality and very expensive: a high class restaurant a. very good in ability: a high class athlete …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • high-class — (adj.) 1864, from HIGH (Cf. high) (adj.) + CLASS (Cf. class) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • high-class — adj [usually before noun] of good quality and style, and usually expensive ≠ ↑low class ▪ a high class restaurant …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • high-class — [adj] first class best, choice, classy, deluxe, elite, superior, supreme, upper class, upper crust*; concepts 568,572 …   New thesaurus

  • high-class — [hī′klas′] adj. 1. of a superior class, rank, quality, etc. 2. Informal refined, elegant, tasteful, etc …   English World dictionary

  • high-class — index superior (excellent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • high-class — high′ class′ adj. of a type superior in quality or degree; first rate …   From formal English to slang

  • high-class — {adj.} Of the best quality; very good; superior. Avoided by many careful speakers. * /When Mr. Brown got a raise in pay, Mrs. Brown started to look for a high class apartment./ * /Mrs. Smith always gets her clothing at high class shops./ * /Mr.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • high-class — {adj.} Of the best quality; very good; superior. Avoided by many careful speakers. * /When Mr. Brown got a raise in pay, Mrs. Brown started to look for a high class apartment./ * /Mrs. Smith always gets her clothing at high class shops./ * /Mr.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • high-class — adj Of the best quality; very good; superior. Avoided by many careful speakers. When Mr. Brown got a raise in pay, Mrs. Brown started to look for a high class apartment. Mrs. Smith always gets her clothing at high class shops. Mr. Jones always… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • high-class — also high class ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe something as high class, you mean that it is of very good quality or of superior social status. ...a high class jeweller s …   English dictionary

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