- clas|si|calW3 [ˈklæsıkəl] adj[Date: 1500-1600; : Latin; Origin: classicus; CLASSIC1]1.) belonging to a traditional style or set of ideasclassical ballet/dance etc▪ the classical theory of relativity2.) relating to music that is considered to be important and serious and that has a value that continues for a long timeclassical music/musician/composer etc▪ a leading classical violinist▪ a classical repertoire3.) relating to the language, literature etc of Ancient Greece and Rome▪ classical literature▪ a classical scholar▪ classical mythology4.) also classictypical of a particular thing or situation▪ the classical argument against democracy>classically [-kli] adv▪ a classically trained singer▪ Classically, infection appears in the lower jaw.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.