Porch vs Posh - What's the difference?

porch | posh |


As a noun porch

is (architecture) a covered and enclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without and with a separate roof.

As a proper noun posh is

(soccer) , a football club from peterborough, england.

porch

English

Noun

(es)
  • (architecture) A covered and enclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without and with a separate roof.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=But Miss Thorn relieved the situation by laughing aloud,
  • A portico; a covered walk.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * porch monkey

    See also

    * loggia *

    posh

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Associated with the upper classes.
  • She talks with a posh accent.
  • Stylish, elegant, exclusive (expensive).
  • After the performance they went out to a very posh restaurant.
  • Snobbish, materialistic, prejudiced, under the illusion that they are better than everyone else. usually offensive. (especially in Scotland and Northern England)
  • We have a right posh git moving in next door

    Quotations

    * 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

    Interjection

    Posh!
  • * 1889: "The czar! Posh! I slap my fingers--I snap my fingers at him." — Rudyard Kipling, The Man Who Was
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