uppish


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up·pish

 (ŭp′ĭsh)
adj. Informal
Uppity.

up′pish·ly adv.

uppish

(ˈʌpɪʃ)
adj
informal Brit snobbish, arrogant, or presumptuous
[C18: from up + -ish]
ˈuppishly adv
ˈuppishness n

up•pi•ty

(ˈʌp ɪ ti)

adj. Informal.
inclined to be haughty, snobbish, or arrogant.
[1875–80, Amer.; probably up + -ity]
up′pi•ty•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uppish - (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogantuppish - (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"

uppish

adjective
1. Informal. Characteristic of or resembling a snob:
Translations

uppish

[ˈʌpɪʃ] uppity [ˈʌpɪtɪ] ADJ (Brit) → presumido, engreído
to get uppishpresumir, darse aires de importancia

uppish

[ˈʌpɪʃ] adj (Brit) (fam) → con la puzza al or sotto il naso
to get uppish → darsi importanza
References in classic literature ?
But of the uppish ones there was one officer in particular I could not endure.
For the next four days he lived a simple and blameless life on thin captain's biscuits (I mean that the biscuits were thin, not the captain) and soda-water; but, towards Saturday, he got uppish, and went in for weak tea and dry toast, and on Monday he was gorging himself on chicken broth.
he showed us to our seats, not the smallest acknowledgment of our kindness in giving such munificent orders did we draw from him, he hovered around the table as if it would be unsafe to leave us with his knives and forks (he should have seen her knives and forks), when we spoke to each other he affected not to hear, we might laugh but this uppish fellow would not join in.
But they're a pretty uppish sort, most of 'em," he said to Saxon, referring to the persons he drove.
The left-armer, on his return to the side after a heel injury and a little down on pace from the first three Tests, was taken for a couple more in the next five minutes - both uppish but still murdered - while Pat Cummins, a bowler wonderfully defying all pre-series predictions about his fragility, was deliciously pulled in front of square.
Bravo smashed an uppish drive off paceman Mohammad Amir's first ball to backward point boundary to complete his magnificent hundred after 329-minutes of defiance.
But once again New Zealand bowlers' discipline paid dividend as Pujara's uppish straight push landed straight in Santner's lap and he wouldn't miss that one.
The next ball went for four, uppish but clear of point, and the third was tossed up full again.
Along similar lines, Fielding parodies the pretensions of an uppish virtuoso by placing the figure of the experimenter before the paper's actual subject matter.
He played an uppish shot to a slower delivery from fast bowler James Anderson which landed in the safe hands of Cook at mid-off.
An uppish chip to mid on was totally missed by Rhodes, who claimed he lost the flight of the ball.
Misbah survived two chances, one on 17 and the other on 20 as fielders failed to reach uppish shots with Ish Sodhi the luckless bowler on both occasions.