Uppishness
Uppish Up"pish, a. [From {Up}.] Proud; arrogant; assuming; putting on airs of superiority. [Colloq.] --T. Brown. -- {Up"pish*ly}, adv. [Colloq.] -- {Up"pish*ness}, n. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • uppishness — noun see uppish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • uppishness — noun The state, or an instance, of being uppish …   Wiktionary

  • uppishness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. The state or quality of being impudent or arrogantly self confident: assumption, audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brashness, brazenness, cheek, cheekiness, chutzpah, discourtesy, disrespect, effrontery,… …   English dictionary for students

  • uppishness — up·pish·ness …   English syllables

  • uppishness — noun assumption of airs beyond one s station • Syn: ↑uppityness • Derivationally related forms: ↑uppish, ↑uppity (for: ↑uppityness) • Hypernyms: ↑presumption …   Useful english dictionary

  • uppityness — noun assumption of airs beyond one s station • Syn: ↑uppishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑uppish (for: ↑uppishness), ↑uppity • Hypernyms: ↑presumption …   Useful english dictionary

  • uppish — adjective Date: 1677 uppity • uppishly adverb • uppishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • uppish — uppishly, adv. uppishness, n. /up ish/, adj. Informal. arrogant; condescending; uppity. [1670 80; UP + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • arrogance — Synonyms and related words: airs, assurance, assuredness, audacity, belief, bluster, boastfulness, bold front, boldness, brash bearing, brashness, brassiness, bravado, brazenness, bumptiousness, certitude, cheekiness, clannishness, cliquishness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • assurance — Synonyms and related words: Bible oath, absolute certainty, absoluteness, acceptation, acception, accident insurance, acquiescence, actuary, agreement, aid and comfort, annuity, aplomb, arrogance, ascertainment, aspiration, assumption, assured… …   Moby Thesaurus

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