poncey

poncey

(ˈpɒnsɪ) or

poncy

adj, -cier or -ciest
derogatory slang chiefly Brit ostentatious, pretentious, or effeminate
Translations

poncey

poncy [ˈpɒnsi] adj (British)chochotte
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Because the Great British Picnic has now gone all poncey. A survey reveals people now prefer Parma ham in artisan sourdough, hummus, olives, quinoa salad and homemade cakes.
And you can go for a drink in any pub you fancy, rather than limit yourself to the few - often poncey and soulless - bars that make a virtue of welcoming the famous (often in private, ropedoff areas where the only other people they are able to meet and talk to are fellow celebrities).Basically, us non-celebrities can do ordinary things like pop to the local shop without having to put on a big daft smile - just in case someone tweets: "Just seen (Insert name of rich celeb) at the shops - looked like a right miserable b***d!" Then again, a lot of rich celebs probably don't even feel they can call their nearest shop "local" as it maybe a mile or more from their gargantuan, behind-electric-gates house.
After coming down from Cambridge, it quickly becomes apparent that a career in advertising was 'not my style', a judgement confirmed when Harding Is required to 'find a tame leopard to be used as a macho logo to launch a poncey line in Italian shoes.'
"It was regarded as a bit stuffy and a bit artsy and poncey with the festival.
David Cameron thought he'd give both sides of the House a jolly good chortle at PMQs by cracking a joke about Nigel Farage having a "poncey, foreignsounding" name.
"I'm glad you take the English pronunciation of Farage rather than the rather poncey foreign-sounding one that he seems to prefer" - the Prime Minister congratulates Labour MP Ben Bradshaw on pronouncing the Ukip's leader's name as "Farridge".
That's it" Liam Gallagher indicates no end to the feud he has with his brother Noel, both former Oasis rockers "Our attitude and relationship with wealth now - we've become more suspicious of wealthy people and how they made it" Actor Damian Lewis, above "You'll be glad to know, probably not" Prince Harry to a schoolboy who asked if he would ever be king "I'm glad you take the English pronunciation of Farage rather than the rather poncey foreign-sounding one that he seems to prefer" The Prime Minister congratulates Labour MP Ben Bradshaw on pronouncing the Ukip's leader's name as "Farridge" "If I were asked to do that and it was a necessary part of my stay in the House of Lords, I would quit - not because I have anything to hide.
And while I'm hoping for just as much campfire banter as the next fan, I am happy to admit that even after 14 series, my number one reason for tuning in remains a shameful one: To watch poncey celebrities suffer.
I might erect a flag to mark the unofficial border and set up a van selling Yorkshire brews as a welcome to weary Northerners after all that poncey camomile tea.
This week they've cooked for Italians and learned how to make the kind of delicious rustic dishes that would probably have got them knocked out in the quarter final stage for not looking poncey enough.
"A Time for Poncey And Other Stories Out of Skullbone" is a collection of short fiction from Craig Davis, touching on the nature of southern gothic nature and exploring our world through a metaphysical lens, providing strange humor and thought equally.
For instance, at the chain's Atlanta store in the booming Poncey Highland section of town, the wine manager keeps tabs on the annual Burgundy and Bordeaux market and has established a robust international wine selection.