Synonyms for classical

Synonyms for (noun) classical

Synonyms: classical, classical music, serious music

Definition: traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste

Similar words: genre, music genre, musical genre, musical style

Definition: an expressive style of music

Synonyms for (adjective) classical

Synonyms: classic, classical

Definition: of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture

Usage: classic Cinese pottery

Similar words: classic, classical, Graeco-Roman, Greco-Roman, Hellenic

Definition: of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures

Usage: classical mythology; classical


Similar words: neoclassic, neoclassical

Definition: characteristic of a revival of an earlier classical style


Synonyms: classic, classical, Graeco-Roman, Greco-Roman, Hellenic

Definition: of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures

Usage: classical mythology; classical

Similar words: classic, classical

Definition: of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture

Usage: classic Cinese pottery


Synonyms: classic, classical, authoritative, definitive

Definition: of recognized authority or excellence

Usage: the definitive work on Greece; classical methods of navigation

Similar words: standard

Definition: established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence

Usage: a standard reference work; the classical argument between free trade and protectionism


Synonyms: classical

Definition: (language) having the form used by ancient standard authors

Usage: classical Greek

Similar words: received, standard

Definition: conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers

Usage: standard English (American); received standard English is sometimes called the King's English (British)