The word means rich, aristocratic, wealthy, loaded, fancy, toff, toffee nosed, upper crust, well off, or well to do. The origin of this word actually derives from an old Romany Gypsy slang word for pennies, i.e. if you've a lot of pennies you're well to do, rich, etc. In this light, the word posh can be used as a term of light hearted derision. Please note: a wrong but often repeated even on this website is the urban myth is that the word POSH orginated from Port Out Starboard Home - based on based on the position of the more expensive cabins on a passenger ships from England to India - but this is actually nonesense whch has been commonly repeated.
She looks really posh with that new pearl necklace. Have you seen her beatiful bone china tea set, it is really posh. She must be quite posh to have sent her children to Eton School. She talks quite posh.
by Joey Cymru November 08, 2005
n. An herb that is an alternative to the drug cannabis. It is legal in the United States and can be bought in New York at your local 'Smoke N' Save' for a roughly estimated 16-20 usd, depending on potency. It is made with a high potency damania herb blend.
Example 1:
A:) Hey Max, I just got this cool new alternative to weed, it's made for aromatherapy but everybody around here says it's safe to smoke & gives a great high, it's called Posh. I got it from Smoke N' Save.

B:) I heard of that stuff, my friend turned into a poshhead a couple days ago.
by poshtoker504 July 19, 2010
POSH is an acronym for Piece Of Shit

Now why isn't it just POS?
Simply because Posh is also a word meaning 'Rich or trendy' and it's funny how the word and the acronym contradict =P
Chris>>
Look at this used car I just got off the lot bro!

Jack>>
Man, that is one POSH car...
by Moose69 July 25, 2008
It come from the day of steamers traveling to the far east from Britain passing by Cape town. The leg Cape Town to the far east was in hot weathers and the ship had the starboard side always facing south. The cabins would get very hot on that side so a port cabin on the outbound jurney was preferable. The reverse applied to the homebound jurney. Hence the most expensive tickets where those: Port Outbound Starboard Homebound, simply marked as P.O.S.H.
Today is is sinonimous of expensive, high class, etc, although should mean Chavvy after POSH spice adopted it.
by marco~~ October 03, 2006
Scottish slang term for cocaine. Found prominently in the book "Filth" by Irvine Welsh.
I snorted a gram of posh last night.
by Innit? McGuinness July 17, 2006
short for Potion, as the liquid or card
"I play POSH on my Charmander" ~PokeMon Trading Game
by Random Kid May 28, 2006
Ususally posh means sophisticated, or snobby... or something like that, but we small towners use it to mean:
Piece Of SHit
"I have to go pick up my posh car. It's in the shop again!"
by BarbieChik December 24, 2005
slang term used for piece of shit also poshed up can mean wrecked.
Wow, that cars a posh man...
by http://pinstack.blogpot.com/ December 09, 2005
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