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swanky

1. Particularly classy, elegant, stylish, or fashionable. Wow, what a swanky apartment you have! I've gotta say, that was one swanky suit he was wearing!
2. adjective Pretentious, ostentatious, or swaggering in one's movement or manner. He had become enormously wealthy and successful after starting up his own company, but he never acted too swanky to hang out with the friends he grew up with. I don't take seriously the criticism of swanky writers who are more concerned with their own wordplay than the content of their criticism.

swanky

(ˈswæŋki)
mod. classy; ritzy. This place is too swanky. I like to eat where I can pronounce the names of the food.
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As race fans gear up for F1 action at the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, one of the kingdom's swankiest hotels is serving up a special promotion, which aims to take pole position with dinners.
It's hard to believe that for the same price as a tiny cupboard-like flat in some of the swankiest parts of the capital, you can buy a baronial mansion in the wilds of Scotland.
London, December 10 ( ANI ): Nicole Scherzinger was spotted looking chic as she headed out for a night in one of London's swankiest restaurant.
This truly amazing viewing platform, as well as the rest of the hotel, is housed in an old grain mill transformed into one of Venice's swankiest properties.
As buyers head to one of London's swankiest addresses today for the sale, the words of one of the agents may be ringing in their head: "Rest assured the launch in London will not be as chaotic as in Dubai - but the returns will be just as good.
SPiN Dubai will be the sexiest and swankiest Ping-Pong lounge and nightclub in the world; complete with a gold-plated Ping-Pong table.
IAN POULTER and 2010 winner Graeme McDowell are the two members of Europe's winning Ryder Cup squad taking on the Yanks in the World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club in one of the swankiest parts of California.
It has a theatricality more suited to the swankiest houses or finest hotels.
We have come a long way from Lajpat Nagar to Citywalk but look around with slightly more diligence and you will see one of the worst maintained garbage dump near the swankiest mall and renowned hospital in Saket.
What does an owner get for buying into one of the swankiest buildings in the British capital?
Generally Asia is about being the biggest, the best, the swankiest, the tallest, the richest.
Situated on the site of Liverpool's oldest bank building, dating back to 1799, the hotel offers 35 rooms and the Noble House Restaurant, a separate company which was named by OK magazine as "Liverpool's swankiest new eaterie".
This year some of Honolulu's swankiest hotels, spas and adventure programs have designed a heavenly break for women who want to make a difference.
There's no hanky or panky involved and it gets me out of the house and into the swankiest functions Cardiff has to offer.