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posh
[informal]
British English: /pɒʃ/
American English: /pɑʃ/

Translation of posh in French:

adjective

  • 1 (high-class)
    (person) (informal)
    (house, resort, clothes, car) inv
    (voice, accent)
    (wedding, party)
    the posh part of town
    les quartiers chic de la ville
  • 2 [pejorative] (snobbish)
    (person)
    (school, district)
    de riches, de rupins
    (informal)
    (clientele, club) (informal)
    to talk posh (informal)
    parler comme les gens de la haute
    (informal)

Phrasal verbs

posh up

(informal) (British English)
to be all poshed up
(room, flat)
être briqué

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