Translation of "classic" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈklæs.ɪk/ us /ˈklæs.ɪk/

classic adjective (HIGH QUALITY)

B2 having a high quality or standard against which other things are judged

Fielding's classic novel "Tom Jones" 你有沒有讀過菲爾丁的經典小說《湯姆‧瓊斯》?
Another classic goal there from Corley! 科利又踢進一個漂亮球!

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classic adjective (EXTREMELY FUNNY/BAD)

informal extremely or unusually funny, bad, or annoying

Then she fell over backwards into the flowerbed - it was absolutely classic! 然後她仰面倒進了花壇——真是太滑稽了!
That was classic! That van-driver signalled right, and then turned left. 太可惡了!那個貨車司機打右轉的訊號,可是卻向左轉了!

classic adjective (TYPICAL)

having all the characteristics or qualities that you expect

He's a classic example of a kid who's clever but lazy. 他是個典型的聰明卻懶惰的孩子。
He had all the classic symptoms of the disease. 他具有這種病的所有典型症狀。

informal disapproving bad or unpleasant, but not very surprising or unexpected

It's classic - you arrive at the station on time and find that the train's left early. 事情就是那樣倒楣——你按時趕到車站卻發現火車提早開走了。

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classic adjective (TRADITIONAL)

having a simple, traditional style that is always fashionable

She wore a classic navy suit. 她身穿一套傳統式樣的海軍服。


uk /ˈklæs.ɪk/ us /ˈklæs.ɪk/

classic noun (HIGH QUALITY)

B2 [ C ] a piece of writing, a musical recording, or a film that is well known and of a high standard and lasting value

Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" is a classic of English literature. 簡‧奧斯汀的《傲慢與偏見》是英國文學中的經典作品。
Many of the Rolling Stones' records have become rock classics. 滾石樂隊的許多唱片已成為搖滾樂的經典之作。
the classics [ plural ]

the most famous works of literature

I spent my childhood reading the classics. 我把童年花在閱讀經典文學作品上了。

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classic noun (STUDY)

classics [ U ]

the study of ancient Greek and Roman culture, especially their languages and literature

She studied/read classics at Cambridge. 她在劍橋學習古希臘和古羅馬文化研究。
a classics scholar. 研究古希臘和古羅馬文化的學者

classic noun (TRADITIONAL)

[ C ] a piece of clothing that is always fashionable

A long wool coat is a classic no one should be without. 羊毛大衣應該是衣櫥裡必不可少的經典服裝。

(Translation of “classic” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)