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Elegant vs. Posh

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Elegantadjective

Characterised by or exhibiting elegance.

Poshadjective

Associated with the upper classes.

‘She talks with a posh accent.’;

Elegantadjective

Characterised by minimalism and intuitiveness while preserving exactness and precision.

‘an elegant solution’;

Poshadjective

Stylish, elegant, exclusive (expensive).

‘After the performance they went out to a very posh restaurant.’;

Elegantadjective

Fine; doing well.

Poshadjective

Snobbish, materialistic, prejudiced, under the illusion that one is better than everyone else.

‘We have a right posh git moving in next door’;

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Elegantadjective

Very choice, and hence, pleasing to good taste; characterized by grace, propriety, and refinement, and the absence of every thing offensive; exciting admiration and approbation by symmetry, completeness, freedom from blemish, and the like; graceful; tasteful and highly attractive; as, elegant manners; elegant style of composition; an elegant speaker; an elegant structure.

‘A more diligent cultivation of elegant literature.’;

Poshinterjection

An exclamation expressing derision.

Elegantadjective

Exercising a nice choice; discriminating beauty or sensitive to beauty; as, elegant taste.

Poshnoun

fragments produced by an impact

Elegantadjective

refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style;

‘elegant handwriting’; ‘an elegant dark suit’; ‘she was elegant to her fingertips’; ‘small churches with elegant white spires’; ‘an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid’;

Poshnoun

slush

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Elegantadjective

suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

Poshverb

(normally in the phrasal verb posh up) To make posh, or posher.

Elegantadjective

of seemingly effortless beauty in form or proportion

Poshadjective

elegant and fashionable;

‘classy clothes’; ‘a classy dame’; ‘a posh restaurant’; ‘a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac’;

Elegantadjective

refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court;

‘a courtly gentleman’;

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