stuck-up

adjective \ ˈstək-ˈəp \

First Known Use of stuck-up

1829

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stuck-up

Definition of stuck-up for English Language Learners

  • : acting unfriendly towards other people because you think you are better than they are


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adjective \ ˈstək-ˈəp \

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