designating, of, or for people who are relatively affluent, educated, stylish, etc.
to convert or transform so as to make suitable for such people: a used clothing store upscaled to a boutique
Of, intended for, or relating to high-income consumers: an upscale neighborhood; upscale fashions.
verbup·scaled, up·scal·ing, up·scales
- To raise to a higher level; upgrade.
- To increase the resolution of (a video signal).
- To redesign or market for higher-income consumers: “the upscaling of TV dinners [to] savory, low-calorie entrées” (Bernice Kanner).
To increase the resolution of a video signal.
(comparative more upscale, superlative most upscale)
(third-person singular simple present upscales, present participle upscaling, simple past and past participle upscaled)