Definition of posey in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊzi
(also posy)

adjective (posier, posiest)

(Of a person or their behaviour) affected and attempting to impress others; pretentious.
More example sentences
  • 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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