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Definition of "put-upon" [put-upon]

  • Alternative form of put upon. (adjective)

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Use "put-upon" in a sentence
  • "Reilly is her working man husband though they certainly have a very nice apartment and Winslet is Waltz's put-upon wife with her own successful career that makes Foster and Reilly either green with jealousy or suspicious over privilege."
  • "PopCULT! by David Barnett Pendragon Press, £9.99The genre favours supermen over the ordinary man in the street, proactive heroes over lonely, socially awkward souls, but one of the many delights of Barnett's fourth novel is its put-upon hero, Stuart Balfour."
  • "Pike doing a great job of portraying a swaggering, cock-sure Kirk and Urban doing a fine job playing the older, put-upon Bones."