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adj. Informal

up′pish·ly adv.
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Adv.1.uppishly - in a snobbish manneruppishly - in a snobbish manner; "they snobbishly excluded their less wealthy friends from the party"
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England lost their third wicket after lunch when Chris Woakes drove uppishly to short extra cover, where Matthew Wade took a straightforward catch before flinging the ball in the air in celebration.
The partnership was finally broken 20 minutes before lunch when Patel drove Matt Fisher uppishly to the man stationed deliberately at short midwicket.
Kohli drove uppishly to the extra-cover boundary off the wayward Oshane Thomas to move to 49 before bringing up a 55-ball 50, but Roach's return to the attack saw Vijay Shankar and Kedar Jadhav edge behind.
They were asked to bat first, a curious decision on a worn pitch, though Mujeeb would make early inroads, taking the first of his three wickets when Liton Das drove uppishly to short cover.
Mohammad Irfan removed the in-form Pooran with a short delivery that he hooked uppishly to R.P.
Krunal dropped a dolly at cover when Rahane, who was on 14, drove a Malinga delivery uppishly. Since it was a small target, Rahane and Smith didn't take any undue risk during their stand that lasted 9.3 overs.
It flew uppishly to Compton at point but never looked like sticking and crashed to the turf.
Both Currans shared new ball duties and older brother Tom justified Surrey's decision to bowl first by having Adam Ball, driving uppishly, caught at backward point five overs later to make it 27 for two.
But then Sangakkara drove uppishly to extra cover on 149 and his 230-ball stay, which had featured 21 fours and one six, was over and a feather in the cap of inexperienced Glamorgan medium-pacer David Lloyd.
Masood drove uppishly to be caught in the slips while Ali misjudged a sharp incoming delivery which hit the off stump as he tried to leave the ball.
The right-handed opener driving one uppishly towards mid-off with Hardus Viljoen taking a great diving catch off Sohail Tanvir.
There was one half-chance, when he slashed Siddle uppishly through gully and Phillip Hughes just got a finger on it, but otherwise it was a chanceless innings full of textbook drives and cuts.