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"swanky" in British English

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swankyadjective

uk   us   /ˈswæŋ.ki/
informal (US also swank) very ​expensive and ​fashionable, in a way that is ​intended to ​attract people's ​attention and ​admiration: We ​stayed in a swanky ​hotel. UK disapproving behaving too ​confidently: I'm ​sick of his swanky ​talk.
(Definition of swanky from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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swankyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈswæŋ·ki/ (also swank,  /swæŋk/ ) infml
expensive and ​fashionable, and ​thereforeadmirable or ​desirable: a swanky new ​restaurant
(Definition of swanky from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “swanky”
in Chinese (Simplified) 时髦而奢华的, 自负地,夸耀地,卖弄地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時髦而奢華的, 自負地,誇耀地,賣弄地…
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