What is “posh” in Spanish?
Posh in Spanish is cheto or cheta. Cheto/a is the short form of “concheto”, which means “posh”. Rich people and snobs are considered “chetos”.
How frequently is “cheto” used?
Medium-high frequency word. Argentinians use this word quite frequently, especially in informal conversations.
Examples of this word in use:
- “Ese bar es de chetos”.
- “¡Qué cheto este lugar!”.
- “Lo bailan las rochas, también las chetas”.
- “Todos dicen que los porteños son unos chetos”.
- “¡Re cheta esa camisa!”.
- “¿Se van de crucero? Qué chetos”.
- “Los chetos no piden “perdón”, dicen “sorry””.
- “Hay un nuevo restaurante que es re cheto”.
- “Es cheta, pero no es fina”.
Interesting facts about this slang word in Spanish:
This word tends to have a negative connotation, but this really depends on the context. For example, if a friend tells you “tu camisa es re cheta” it is more of a compliment, not so much a criticism.
Source: Diccionario Argentino
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