Synonyms of classic in English:

classic


See definition of classic

adjective

1‘the classic work on the subject’

SYNONYMS

definitive, authoritative

outstanding, of the highest quality, first-rate, first-class, best, finest, excellent, superior, masterly, exemplary, consummate

ideal

2‘a classic example of Norman design’

SYNONYMS

typical, archetypal, quintessential, vintage

model, representative, prototypical, paradigmatic

perfect, prime, copybook, textbook

standard, characteristic, stock, true to form

ANTONYMS

atypical, anomalous

3‘a classic style which never dates’

SYNONYMS

simple, elegant, understated, uncluttered, restrained

traditional, time-honoured, timeless, ageless, abiding, enduring, immortal


noun

1‘a classic of the genre’

SYNONYMS

definitive example, model, epitome, paradigm, exemplar, prototype

outstanding example, paragon, great work, masterpiece, masterwork

established work, standard

pièce de résistance