Definition of upmarket in English:


Line breaks: up|mar¦ket
Pronunciation: /ʌpˈmɑːkɪt
, ˈʌp-/

adjective& adverb

chiefly British
Towards or relating to the more expensive or affluent sector of the market: [as adjective]: an upmarket housing estate [as adverb]: they used their newly acquired cash to move upmarket
More example sentences
  • Sky Bar is fine if you want an upmarket expensive bar to drink in before dinner but it is nothing special.
  • It's only a stone's throw from the main upmarket shopping centre with its designer and mid-market stores.
  • It is now quite usual for an upmarket and not unusual for a mass market newspaper to have a regular wine column.

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