What is Classic ?

Classic is (noun) a great book, play or piece of music ‘The Maltese Falcon’ is a Hollywood classic. We have to study several classics of English literature for our course.(adj) 1. (of a style) elegant and traditional The classic little black dress is always in fashion. Thestyle of the shopfront is classic, simple and elegant. 2. based on Ancient Greek or Roman architecture The British Museum is built in classic Greek style. 3. typical It was a classic example of his inability to take decisions.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level