posh
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posh(
pash
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (chic)
a. elegante
A posh club like Factory isn't going to let you in dressed like that.No te van a dejar entrar así vestido a un club elegante como Factory.
b. fresa
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
You think you're all that because you only hang out with posh kids, don't you?Te crees mucho porque te juntas con pura gente fresa, ¿verdad?
c. pijo
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Pablo's family lives in one of the poshest neighborhoods in Madrid.La familia de Pablo vive en uno de los barrios más pijos de Madrid.
d. cheto (Southern Cone)
My husband's family is very posh, and I sometimes feel intimidated by them.La familia de mi marido es muy cheta, y a veces me siento intimidada por ellos.
2. (upper-class)
a. de élite
Posh circles tend to be very exclusive.Los ámbitos de élite suelen ser muy exclusivos.
b. refinado
Henry had no interest in the typical posh pursuits of his family, such as hunting and playing polo.Henry no tenía interés alguno en las actividades típicamente refinadas de su familia, como la caza y el polo.
c. bien
Only posh people can afford to eat at that restaurant.Solo la gente bien se puede permitir comer en ese restaurante.
d. fresa
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
They're never going to accept me into a posh uni like that.Nunca me van a admitir a una universidad así tan fresa.
e. pijo
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The muggers assumed that Santiago had money because of his posh accent.Los atracadores supusieron que Santiago tenía dinero por su acento pijo.
f. cheto (Southern Cone)
The membership to a posh country club like that would cost you a fortune.La cuota de socio para un club campestre cheto así te costaría un dineral.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (in a stuck-up way) (United Kingdom)
a. de manera elegante
Curtis's mates weren't at all impressed when he came back from uni talking all posh.Los amigos de Curtis no quedaron nada impresionados cuando volvió de la uni hablando de manera elegante.
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posh
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, accent)
a. pijo(a)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. fresa
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
c. con)cheto(a (River Plate)
2. (restaurant, area, clothes)
a. elegante
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (general)
a.
to talk poshhablar con acento pijo, como una fresa, como un concheto
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posh [pɒʃ]
adjective
posher (comparative)poshest (superlative) (high-class) elegante; pijo (informal); (Esp) (affected) [+accent etc] afectado; [+wedding etc] de mucho rumbo; [+school] de buen tono
a posh car/hotel un coche/un hotel de lujo; posh people gente (f) bien; it's a very posh neighbourhood es un barrio de lo más elegante
adverb
to talk posh hablar con acento afectado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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