uppish

adjective
up·​pish | \ ˈə-pish How to pronounce uppish (audio) \

Definition of uppish

somewhat old-fashioned : uppity

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Other Words from uppish

uppishly adverb
uppishness noun

Examples of uppish in a Sentence

the new employee's uppish airs aren't winning him many friends among his colleagues

First Known Use of uppish

1677, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uppish was in 1677

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“Uppish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uppish. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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