Definition of poncey in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɒnsi
(also poncy)

adjective (poncier, ponciest)

British informal
  • Pretentious or affected: a poncey wine bar
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    • I hate the term auteur - it sounds so poncy and pretentious - but for Ramsay, the title fits.
    • Just then, one of Roger's posh mates, some poncy Lord dude or other who had spent years on the African savannah saunters past…
    • Now I really like poncey, pretentious bars but this place is a step too far.

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grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively

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