from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Smart and fashionable. See Synonyms at fashionable.
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- adj. Associated with the upper classes.
- adj. Stylish, elegant, exclusive (expensive).
- adj. Snobbish, materialistic, prejudiced, under the illusion that they are better than everyone else. usually offensive. (especially in Scotland and Northern England)
- interj. An exclamation expressing derision.
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- adj. elegant and fashionable
He likes the idea of Waitrose being viewed as "luxury" and "aspirational", but finds the label "posh" frustrating.
Meanwhile, Angela Brockway and other members of the reading group are struggling to carry on without their friend: There were about 14 of us who all used to sit round her big Victorian table in her conservatory with mugs of tea and coffee and piles of what we called 'posh' biscuits.
I always wondered, in a society where being "posh" is just about the worst sin out, if David Cameron's background - and even more the fact that he looks like a public school boy - would count against him.
Modi – the one-time commissioner and Lord High Everything of the Indian Premier League, and an occasional social acquaintance in posh London wine bars of Kevin Pietersen, much to the dismay of the England and Wales Cricket Board which has made it known that he should seek more appropriate company – has been suspended from the post while investigations take place into his business dealings.
They live in posh suburbs, and spend as much time as possible in comfy vacation homes or hunting cabins or whatever.
Refugees came to our area and acted like animals, robbing citizens, bringing dope with them, murdering people, spitting and cursing at the volunteers who were trying to help them at the shelters, because the government did not have them in posh hotel rooms.
If it is true, as alleged, that Mr Sgarbi bedded Ms Klatten in posh hotels in Monte Carlo, Munich and elsewhere, he was sleeping with the enemy, with a cruel vendetta in mind.
This mother-daughter matching outfits happens in posh areas of Sydney, Australia.
The father, especially in posh families, was largely absent or not to be disturbed.
And I ... well I reverse engineer things I try in posh restaurants just for kicks.