located at, moving toward, or of or for the upper end of a social or economic scale: The boutique caters to upscale young career people.
luxurious, costly, or elegant.
to improve the quality, value, or rating of: a five-year plan to upscale the neighborhood.
elegant, elite, privileged persons collectively: shops that only the upscale can afford to patronize.
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How to use upscale in a sentence
Yet through a series of unlikely events, he becomes a chef in the kitchen of an upscale Paris restaurant.
Located at the foot of Switzerland’s emblematic mountain the Matterhorn, the village lived off winter tourists, drawing more than 7,000 well-to-do skiers per week to its upscale hotels.How a Swiss Ski Resort Was Ravaged by Typhoid and Survived | Daniel Malloy | September 9, 2020 | Ozy
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There are nearly 600 assisted living facilities in San Diego, from small homes to upscale facilities with 250 residents.COVID-19 Testing Plans Leave Out Assisted Living Facilities | Jared Whitlock | June 26, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
His clothing line that his friend described as “upscale and urban” was a dud.
Residents of an upscale Istanbul neighborhood flocked to their windows this month to watch a neighbor brutally beat his wife.
(A more upscale version, the cabriolet, or “cab,” was later imported from France).
The hotels sound upscale-boutique, rather than mega-glam behemoths.
A few blocks away, dignitaries, including Tony Blair, held court in the upscale Serena Hotel.Rwanda Remembers 100 Days of Terror on Genocide’s 20th Anniversary | Nina Strochlic | April 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for upscale
of or for the upper end of an economic or social scale; up-market
(tr) to increase the scale of
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