Sassy vs Posh - What's the difference?
As an adjective sassy
As a proper noun posh is
(soccer) , a football club from peterborough, england.
* 2007 , John Wood Sweet, Bodies Politic (page 303)
Bold and spirited; cheeky.
Somewhat sexy and provocative.
* 2012 , Jeff Koehler, Morocco: A Culinary Journey (page 10)
- Many other jokes featured sassy servants besting their masters by playing dumb and taking instructions overly literally — another trope common in English servant jokes.
- Olives and preserved lemons add sassy tartness to salads, chicken tagines, and fish dishes
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