piss-elegant

piss-elegant

rude slang Exuding or displaying an abundance of sophistication or elegance, especially when it is contrived, pretentious, or feigned. My mother-in-law tries to give this impression that she's some refined lady of wealth and taste, but she's just piss-elegant. The problem with majoring in art is being surrounded by these piss-elegant brats pretending to be artists.

piss elegant

mod. very pretentious; overly elegant. (Usually objectionable.) Man, this place is piss elegant. Look at them lamp shades!
See also: elegant, piss
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He crankily describes the inn they've landed at as a "piss-elegant nudist resort" and dismisses the whole erotically charged Key West milieu as "nonsense" best suited to youth -- personified by roller-skating hotel "maid" Pinky (Eric Damon Smith).
I'm tempted to call it piss-elegant but with only half as much piss.
The piss-elegant Ash's partner in crime (or in law) is Lisa Faulkner, cast against type as The Scruffy One - DS Emma Scribbins (yes, really).
Island Records mogul Chris Blackwell enlisted the expertise of Jamaican hotelier John Pringle to bring a laid-back Caribbean feel, saying, "I don't want to get the place too piss-elegant." The result is unin timidating comfortable rooms.