Definition of poncey adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also poncy) adjective
BrE BrE//ˈpɒnsi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːnsi//
(British English, disapproving, informal)
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trying to be impressive in a way that is silly and not natural I don't want to go to some poncey restaurant—I just want something to eat!