Definition of upscale
: relating to, being, or appealing to affluent consumers; also : of a superior quality
upscaleadverb or transitive verb
Examples of upscale in a Sentence
a new upscale shopping center is under construction on the west end of town
Recent Examples of upscale from the Web
Middlebury Consignment This furniture store in Middlebury has become a lifestyle destination with an upscale cafe and cooking lessons.
The cost is super high, higher than the county average, as multi-upscale properties are being built.
As the stream of celebrity couples suggests, there is plenty of demand for these upscale options, crowding out traditional maternity wards.
Every upscale town has one or two old-school, out-of-the-fray hideaways for locals and the curious.
Heisler Hospitality, which has had a golden touch of late (Trench, Bad Hunter, Pub Royale) is partnering with Jim Meehan, founder of PDT bar in New York, to create this upscale bar in the Fulton Market District, adjacent to Google headquarters.
The slightly upscale Tia Alice is one of the culinary icons of Fátima thanks to a kitchen that focuses on hearty homemade meals including a cod gratin with shrimp and a slow-roasted veal.
Senior living is one of the fastest growing segments of local real estate, and a Charlotte developer is adding to the wave with a 230-unit, upscale development for senior citizens in Fort Mill.
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First Known Use of upscale
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Definition of upscale for English Language Learners
: relating to or appealing to people who have a lot of money
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