poshness
noun see posh

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • poshness — posh informal ► ADJECTIVE 1) elegant or stylishly luxurious. 2) chiefly Brit. upper class. ► ADVERB Brit. ▪ in an upper class way. ► VERB (posh up) Brit. ▪ smarten (something) up. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • poshness — See poshly. * * * …   Universalium

  • poshness — noun The state or condition of being posh …   Wiktionary

  • poshness — pɑʃnɪs / pÉ’ n. luxuriousness, grandioseness, opulence (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • poshness — posh (pŏsh) adj. posh·er, posh·est 1) Fashionable or luxurious: » a posh hotel 2) Typical of the upper class, especially in the United Kingdom: » a posh upbringing. 3) Affectedly imitating characteristics of the upper class; pretentious: » a posh …   Word Histories

  • poshness — poshˈness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑posh …   Useful english dictionary

  • elegance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Good taste Nouns 1. elegance, refinement, ease, grace, gracefulness, polish, finish, good taste, harmonious simplicity, rhythm, harmony, symmetry. See beauty.See affectation. 2. [good] style, euphony,… …   English dictionary for students

  • posh — adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1918 1. elegant, fashionable < a posh restaurant > 2. British typical of or intended for the upper classes ; highfalutin < posh accents > • poshly ad …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brilliance — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian splendor, Technicolor, ability, acuity, acuteness, address, adeptness, adroitness, airmanship, aptitude, aptness, artfulness, artisanship, artistry, aura, blare, blaze, blaze of glory, blazing light,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • elaborateness — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian splendor, arabesque, baroque, baroqueness, brilliance, chinoiserie, elegance, fanciness, fineness, flamboyance, floridity, floridness, floweriness, glory, gorgeousness, grandeur, grandiosity, grandness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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