adjective \ˈpäsh\

: very attractive, expensive, and popular

: typical of people who have high social status

Full Definition of POSH

:  elegant, fashionable <a posh restaurant>
British :  typical of or intended for the upper classes :  highfalutin <posh accents>
posh·ly adverb
posh·ness noun

Examples of POSH

  1. They live in a posh neighborhood.
  2. The family is very posh.

Origin of POSH

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1918


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