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English definition of “posh”

posh

adjective     /pɒʃ/
EXPENSIVE B2 expensive and used or owned by rich people: a posh hotel/restaurantExpensive and luxuriousCosting too much
SOCIAL CLASS UK from a high social class: a posh voiceWealthiness and wealthyClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
(Definition of posh adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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