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posh British English

Meaning: high-class, stylish

For example:

  • Sarah's got a really posh accent. She must be from an upper-class family.

  • I don't understand why Joanne wants to stay in posh hotels all the time. It's such a waste of money!

Variety: This slang is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

If you rent an apartment in a posh neighbourhood, you will
  1. pay very little
  2. pay a lot
  3. pay in cash

Discuss: posh

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