Posh vs Fancypants - What's the difference?
As a proper noun posh
is (soccer) , a football club from peterborough, england.
As a noun fancypants is
(pejorative) the condition of being overly showy; concerned more about one's reputation than anything else.
Associated with the upper classes.
Stylish, elegant, exclusive (expensive).
- She talks with a posh accent.
Snobbish, materialistic, prejudiced, under the illusion that they are better than everyone else. usually offensive. (especially in Scotland and Northern England)
- After the performance they went out to a very posh restaurant.
- We have a right posh git moving in next door
* 1919: "Well, it ain't one of the classic events. It were run over there." Docker jerked a thumb vaguely in the direction of France. "At a 'Concours Hippique,' which is posh for 'Race Meeting.' — Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, June 18, 1919
* 1889: "The czar! Posh! I slap my fingers--I snap my fingers at him." — Rudyard Kipling,
The Man Who Was
(pejorative) The condition of being overly showy; concerned more about one's reputation than anything else.
* 2001 , William W Johnstone, Code of the Mountain Man ,
- And I don't need some fancypants US Marshal from back East stumbling around screwing up what trail there is left. You understand me?