noun (plural poshos)British informal
An upper-class person.
- And now - hurrah - the gang of mega-brained poshos from MI5 are back for a new series and more crazy international crime-busting.
- One of the funniest episodes of the television program I ever saw featured an elderly couple of poshos with an oil painting that had lain undisturbed and unloved in their garage for decades.
- Pointing out that media poshos sneering at council houses isn't much of a groundbreaker.
(In East Africa) daily rations consisting typically of maize or rice, given to soldiers or in payment for menial work.
- The most common staple food is a thick porridge known variously as ugali, sadza, nsima, or posho made from maize or finger millet.
- It is ground into flour and prepared as a porridge called posho, which is sometimes mixed with mashed beans, potatoes, and vegetables, to make a dish called irio.
Kiswahili, literally 'daily rations'.
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