upscale

adjective up·scale \ ˈəp-ˈskāl \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of upscale

: relating to, being, or appealing to affluent consumers; also : of a superior quality

upscale

adverb or transitive verb

Examples of upscale in a Sentence

  1. a new upscale shopping center is under construction on the west end of town

Recent Examples of upscale from the Web

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First Known Use of upscale

1966



UPSCALE Defined for English Language Learners

upscale

adjective

Definition of upscale for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or appealing to people who have a lot of money



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