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  • adj.impudent
  • adj.snobbish

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How to use uppish in a sentence

Larry was always proud and uppish, and carried his head a foot higher than his neighbours.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
So all pitied the poor Vicar, despised his uppish, false-hearted wife, and most hated the young squire.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
When dey runs across a right smart uppish cullered pusson how do dey settle wid him?
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
Thorbjorn Angle was very uppish and was arranging everything himself for the sports.
GRETTIR THE STRONGUNKNOWN
Yet our uppish people will eat nothing, drink nothing, wear nothing that is not French.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, MAY 1844VARIOUS
He was sort of uppish in his ways, and I knew he made fun of me and my teaching, all around among the neighbors.
ATLANTIC NARRATIVESMARY ANTIN
Then she was sensible of a certain odd, uppish, self-asserting feeling within her.
SOWING AND SEWINGCHARLOTTE MARY YONGE
"That new boy of yours is kind of uppish," remarked Mrs. Bickford, when she returned to the sitting room.
THE YOUNG ACROBAT OF THE GREAT NORTH AMERICAN CIRCUSHORATIO ALGER JR.
You hire 'em to serve you, and to serve you civil; and they are jest as dumb uppish and impudent as they can be.
SWEET CICELYJOSIAH ALLEN'S WIFE: MARIETTA HOLLEY
Some of them had friends who were lieutenants and were quite uppish about it, but none that I knew had a Captain.
THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS ON THE OPEN ROADHILDEGARD G. FREY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UPPISH

  • arrogant
  • complaisant
  • disdainful
  • egotistic
  • highfalutin
  • la-di-da
  • lofty
  • patronizing
  • snobbish
  • snooty
  • snotty
  • supercilious
  • superior
  • uppish
  • uppity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.