put–upon

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adjective put–up·on \ˈpu̇t-ə-ˌpȯn, -ˌpän\

Definition of put–upon

  1. :  imposed upon :  taken advantage of

1866

First Known Use of put–upon

1866


PUT–UPON Defined for English Language Learners

put–upon

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adjective put–up·on \ˈpu̇t-ə-ˌpȯn, -ˌpän\

Definition of put–upon for English Language Learners

  • : feeling that someone is taking advantage of you or treating you unfairly

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