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upmarket

[uhp-mahr-kit] /ˈʌpˌmɑr kɪt/
adjective
1.
appealing or catering to high-income consumers; of high quality; not easily affordable or accessible:
upmarket fashions.
adverb
2.
in an upmarket way.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; up- + market
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British Dictionary definitions for up-market

up-market

adjective
1.
relating to commercial products, services, etc, that are relatively expensive and of superior quality
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Slang definitions & phrases for up-market

upmarket

adjective

Appealing to or created for wealthy people: a daily newspaper which would make even the Sun look up-market (1972+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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