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uptalk

[uhp-tawk] /ˈʌpˌtɔk/
noun
1.
a rise in pitch at the end usually of a declarative sentence, especially if habitual: often represented in writing by a question mark as in
Hi, I'm here to read the meter?
Origin of uptalk
1990-1995
First recorded in 1990-95
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British Dictionary definitions for uptalk

uptalk

/ˈʌpˌtɔːk/
noun
1.
a style of speech in which every sentence ends with a rising tone, as if the speaker is always asking a question
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