Examples of stuck-up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During his time at Bushwood Country Club, O’Keefe’s character becomes involved in a rivalry amongst a prominent, stuck-up member of the club – Judge Elihu Smails (played by Ted Knight) – and a boisterous, jokester guest named Al Czervik (played by legendary comedian Rodney Dangerfield). Ben Morse, CNN, 29 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stuck-up was in 1829

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“Stuck-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stuck-up. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

stuck-up

adjective
ˈstək-ˈəp
: having too high an opinion of one's own worth or ability : conceited

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