Definition of posey in English:


Syllabification: po·sey
Pronunciation: /ˈpōzē
(also posy)


  • (Of a person or their behavior) affected and attempting to impress others; pretentious.
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    • That's what you get when you try to dress up all posey, I suppose.
    • Schmoozers are mostly 20 to 30-somethings trendies in lip-smacking labels and designer gear, posey and pretentious but beautiful all the same.
    • It's an intriguing venue too since while much of the street is overrun with posey and pretentious places, Arc manages to remain hip and homely.

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