poshdom

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From posh +‎ -dom.

Noun[edit]

poshdom (uncountable)

  1. The condition or world of the upper class; refinement; elegance
    • 1982, Outerbridge - Issues 10-11, page 16:
      [] they went through her mind like fast thunderstorms, and Jonathan Fraiser as the cause and manipulator, high priest of the ... biographer and deflator of "poshdom and poverty alike," the same mutants of an alienated culture []
    • 1994, Ruth Hamilton, The September Starlings, page 577:
      The 'Lanky' has gone missing from the voice, is replaced by one of her awful attempts at 'poshdom'.

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