uppish

  • 1Uppish — 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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  • 2uppish — index proud (conceited), supercilious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3uppish — [up′ish] adj. [< UP1 + ISH] Brit. var. of UPPITY uppishly adv. uppishness n …

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  • 4uppish — adjective Date: 1677 uppity • uppishly adverb • uppishness noun …

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  • 5uppish — uppishly, adv. uppishness, n. /up ish/, adj. Informal. arrogant; condescending; uppity. [1670 80; UP + ISH1] * * * …

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  • 6uppish — adjective a) (circa 1678): Having plenty of money. b) Proud; arrogant; assuming; putting on airs of superiority …

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  • 7uppish — Synonyms and related words: affected, brash, conceited, forward, high and mighty, highfalutin, hoity toity, overweening, presuming, pushful, pushing, putting on airs, self asserting, self assertive, self important, snobbish, snooty, snotty, stuck …

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  • 8uppish — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. insolent, haughty, uppity. See insolence. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Informal. Characteristic of or resembling a snob: elitist, snobbish, snobby. Informal: high hat, snooty, stuck up,… …

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  • 9uppish — up·pish || ÊŒpɪʃ adj. conceited, proud, arrogant, snobbish, haughty …

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  • 10uppish — adjective informal arrogantly self assertive. Derivatives uppishly adverb uppishness noun …

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  • 11uppish — a. (Colloq.) Proud, arrogant, haughty, assuming, smart, perk, perky …

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  • 12uppish — up·pish …

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  • 13uppish — up•pish [[t]ˈʌp ɪʃ[/t]] adj. Informal. inf uppity up′pish•ness, n …

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  • 14uppish — /ˈʌpɪʃ/ (say upish) adjective 1. Cricket (of a stroke) hit into the air, increasing the batsman s risk of being caught out. 2. → uppity. {up (adverb) + ish1} –uppishly, adverb –uppishness, noun …

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  • 15uppish — adj. esp. Brit. colloq. self assertive or arrogant. Derivatives: uppishly adv. uppishness n …

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  • 16Uppishly — 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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  • 17Uppishness — 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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  • 18uppity — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. arrogant, snobbish, haughty, stuck up, *high falutin, lofty, proud, uppish, *full of oneself, conceited, presumptuous. ANT.: *folksy, down to earth, modest, humble II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Informal… …

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  • 19bigheaded — adjective (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant a snotty little scion of a degenerate family Laurent Le Sage they re snobs stuck up and uppity and persnickety • Syn: ↑persnickety, ↑snooty, ↑snot nosed, ↑snotty, ↑stuck up, ↑ …

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  • 20persnickety — adjective 1. (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant a snotty little scion of a degenerate family Laurent Le Sage they re snobs stuck up and uppity and persnickety • Syn: ↑bigheaded, ↑snooty, ↑snot nosed, ↑snotty, ↑stuck up, ↑ …

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