Definition of upscale in English:


Syllabification: up·scale
Pronunciation: /ˌəpˈskāl/

adjective& adverb

North American
Toward or relating to the more expensive or affluent sector of the market: [as adjective]: Hawaii’s upscale boutique hotels [as adverb]: once known as the low-cost cousin of beef, fish has moved upscale
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  • My daughter is a junior at Walt Whitman High School, an upscale public school in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • New Hampshire is among the most upscale Democratic electorates you'll find anywhere in the country.
  • Prices for these upscale public courses range from the eminently affordable to bordering on the budget buster.
deluxe, posh, ritzy, upper-class, classy, chi-chi;
high-end, expensive, high-priced

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