synonyms
  • definitions

up-and-down

[ uhp-uh n-doun ]SEE DEFINITION OF up-and-down

Synonyms for up-and-down

  • bobbing
  • perpendicular
  • seesaw
  • uneven
  • vacillating
  • vertical
  • yoyo
MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UP-AND-DOWN

Well, Blacklock, if you want an up-and-down good time, come with us.

None of these old back-breaking, up-and-down 60 dashers for me.

He's an up-and-down willian, and a body can make no more, nor any less of him.

Their whole attention must be fixed on the machine in its up-and-down motion.

Up-and-down men are skase, but the horizontal are less skaser.

This spring is powerful enough to run a rickety, "up-and-down" saw-mill.

I have got a sort of up-and-down and round-and-round feeling.

But say, I'm glad all that roulette and stuff was for the up-and-down stage and not on the level.

They are bilt sumthing like a hen, and are an up-and-down, flat-footed job.

Had an up-and-down row with Jack, my older brother, and turned him out.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UP-AND-DOWN

impulsive

adjectivetending to act without thought
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.