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posey

adjective uk   /ˈpəʊ.zi/ us    /ˈpoʊ-/ (posier, posiest) UK informal disapproving
expensive and fashionable, in a way that is intended to make other people feel admiration: I resent paying extra for my drink just because it's in a posey bottle!
Translations of “posey”
in Chinese (Traditional) 招搖的,賣弄的, 裝腔作勢的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 招摇的,卖弄的, 装腔作势的…
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