Definitions for upscaleˈʌpˈskeɪl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
of, for, or designating people at the upper end of a social or economic scale.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Origin of upscale:
appropriate for people with good incomes
"an upscale neighborhood"; "an upscale motel"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
expensive and fashionable
an upscale restaurant/hotel/neighborhood
To increase in size, to scale up.
Marked by wealth or quality; high-class.
Origin: up + scale, 1966