uphill battle

noun

Definition of uphill battle

: a very difficult struggle Starting her own business has proven to be an uphill battle.

Learn More About uphill battle

Dictionary Entries Near uphill battle

upheavement

Up-Helly-Aa

uphill

uphill battle

uphlstg

uphoard

uphol

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for uphill battle

Cite this Entry

“Uphill battle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uphill%20battle. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!