♦♦♦1) ADJ: usu ADJ n You use classical to describe something that is traditional in form, style, or content.
Fokine did not change the steps of classical ballet; instead he found new ways of using them.
...the scientific attitude of Smith and earlier classical economists.Ant:2) ADJ: usu ADJ n Classical music is music that is considered to be serious and of lasting value.3) ADJ: usu ADJ n Classical is used to describe things which relate to the ancient Greek or Roman civilizations.
...the healers of ancient Egypt and classical Greece...
It's a technological achievement that is unrivalled in the classical world.
...classical architecture.4) ADJ: ADJ n A classical language is a form of a language that was used in ancient times and is now no longer used, or only used in formal writing.
...a line of classical Arabic poetry.
English dictionary. 2008.