class act definition

  • noun:
    • Casual Certainly One Of distinctive and exceptional high quality: "Academy people ... have a tendency to favor movies that'll make Hollywood seem a class act in place of a hotbed of money-grubbing vulgarians” ( Jay Carr).
    • An entity exhibiting high-class specifically through refinement of demeanor, conscientiousness of behavior, and/or skillfulness in performance; or an exhibition of top quality specially of 1 or more of those kinds:
    • Used sarcastically, one, entity, event, or activity entity exhibiting the contrary of the above traits, in other words., boorish, unprincipled, and/or bungling behavior
    • somebody who reveals impressive and stylish quality
    • Informal One of distinctive and superior quality: "Academy members ... tend to favor films that will make Hollywood seem a class act instead of a hotbed of money-grubbing vulgarians” ( Jay Carr).
    • An entity exhibiting high-class particularly through refinement of demeanor, conscientiousness of behavior, and/or skillfulness in overall performance; or an exhibition of high-class specially of just one or higher of these kinds:
    • Used sarcastically, an individual, entity, event, or activity entity exhibiting the exact opposite for the above qualities, i.e., boorish, unprincipled, and/or bungling behavior
    • somebody who shows impressive and trendy excellence

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