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We ought to beat hershell get too uppity to live with, declared Bobby, discussing these games.
Juniper was a sight more uppity than Rosaotherwise she wouldnt have flew the coop, said Bob Wildwood, shaking his head.
She was making her do that because she thought she was uppity and she wanted to punish her.
So Mars' Colby had ter let dat uppity yaller gal go ahead an' do her worstest.
Den, how come you talk so uppity, like a man wid de law on he side and ain't a-scared o' nobody?
CAPTAIN TEDLOUIS PENDLETON
"Sounds very uppity to me," she said with a humorous glance at her own ancient gown.
MISS PAT AT ARTEMIS LODGEPEMBERTON GINTHER
The Crawfords were considered very uppity people and their slaves were uppish too.
Ever'thing was all right 'til one o' dem uppity overseers tried to act smart.
You was 'fested with letheh straps an' uppity talk when I knowed you fust.
LADY LUCKHUGH WILEY

WORDS RELATED TO UPPITY

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judderverb (used without object) | [juhd-er ]SEE DEFINITION