upscale: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (adj.up'skāl'v.up&sylpskāl'n.up'skāl&sec), [key]
— adj., v., n. -scaled, -scal•ing,
- 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 (usually prec. by the): shops that only the upscale can afford to patronize.
- upscale (Thesaurus)