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Definition of "uppish" []

  • Informal Uppity. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uppish" in a sentence
  • "All this kowtowing will go to his head and make him as 'uppish' as the rest of 'em."
  • "And yet there was something rather "uppish" in commanding a frigate at the very first set-off, and little spread was left for the ambition."
  • "And yet there was something rather "uppish" in commanding"
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