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posh

posh

Date: Oct 09 2008

Themes: Pop Culture

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“I’m not really posh. I just like nice clothes and nice restaurants and that’s how I got called posh.”

- Pop singer Victoria Beckham on how she got her nickname. (Comic Relief)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

fancy, expensive, luxurious

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

Do you have a nickname? How’d you get it? When the Spice Girls were first starting out, the media decided to call Victoria Adams (who has since married into the name Beckham) Posh because she seemed to like nice things.

Something posh is very expensive and usually unnecessary. Picture kings and queens. They are among the most posh with big, soft clothes and gold furniture.

But even things that are free can be posh. There’s a posh British accent that sounds particularly educated and rich.

In an interview, Beckham said she wasn’t posh, she just liked to eat nice places and wear nice things. Hmm, that sounds pretty posh, actually. What do you think?

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“We’d never get along. She’s much too posh for a guy like me.”

“Don’t you think your clothes are rather posh for a dirty place like this?”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

VOLTS In my opinion, this slang is relationed with smart and fashionable.
by VOLTSSuper Member!
reggibadh posh is like not down to earth.. glamour or maybe classy i don't know..
by reggibadh
Tohir fashionable, elegant
by Tohir
k.a.77 I think it's the synonym of elegant.
by k.a.77
aynaz getting too much attention to how dress ,where togo,something like too fashionable
by aynaz
WillXie I thinks posh means fashion and beautifu !
by WillXie
dearpesar elegant
by dearpesar
Pavlionka elegant, exclusive, upper-class
by Pavlionka
birsencan luxurious
by birsencan
永恒破灭者 expensive, luxurious
by 永恒破灭者
talknow she has high social rank
by talknow
highlook very classy or sophisticated.
by highlook

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Comments

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GlacialBaiser

Russian Federation

She’s pretty posh,
but who doesn’t want to be posh?!

12:18 PM Oct 11 2008 |

zeus2006

zeus2006Super Member!

Turkey

Yes she is not really posh, just she live like that :)

10:56 PM Oct 10 2008 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

If to be posh it is to like sophisticated things as parfums,clothes,motorcycles and sport cars I’m into! hehe

08:12 PM Oct 09 2008 |

hizys

hizys

China

the slang is interesting. though sometimes i feel tired to remember the special vocabularies, but it is indeed nice.

02:27 PM Oct 09 2008 |

SÉRGIO

SÉRGIO

Brazil

stuck-up people!!

11:07 AM Oct 09 2008 |

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