Splendid vs Posh - What's the difference?

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Splendid is a related term of posh.


As an adjective splendid

is possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.

As a proper noun posh is

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

splendid

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.
  • Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant.
  • brilliant, excellent, of a very high standard
  • * November 2 2014 , Daniel Taylor, " Sergio Agüero strike wins derby for Manchester City against 10-man United," guardian.co.uk
  • Hart had to make two splendid saves as Van Persie and Di María took aim and Fellaini should really have done better with a headed chance.

    Synonyms

    * great * magnificent * marvellous

    Derived terms

    * splendidness

    Anagrams

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    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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