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.
"Dern your skin, ain't the company good enough for you?" says the baldhead, pretty pert and uppish.
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.
Without so much as a 'Welcome to Glasgow!' 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.
There was an uppish cut over backward point, a lob that evaded mid-off and a punched drive that skimmed to the ropes.
Soumya Sarkar began with a lot of promise with a run-a-ball 22, but fell to a fine catch by Zaman when he attempted an uppish cut to Mohammad Amir.
On the last ball, Eagles required two runs and the batsman Shabir Jan hit an uppish shot, which was brilliantly caught by the Ishaq Khan on the short fine leg position and securing the semifinal sport for his team.
When UN Women Pakistan approached men and asked them to beat Naseem's record as part of their #BeatMe campaign, the men's uppish attitude was one to applaud, their attempt, not so much.
Asif had Taylor caught off an uppish sweep for 82 before New Zealand reached 222-4 at lunch on the fourth day, still needing 106 runs to avoid an innings defeat.
Yorkshire's inability to break free was partly down to the pitch slowing up, although just prior to the last wicket falling the hosts took 12 off one Bailey over to boost their total, made up of two sets of four leg byes and an uppish Coad cover drive.
There was a scare for Jennings when an uppish cut against Steve Magoffin fell just short of Barnard at wide third man, but he went on to complete his 150 off 259 balls with 25 boundaries out of 310 for four.