- an upper dental plate.
- an upper tooth.
Words nearby upper
Idioms for upper
British Dictionary definitions for on one's uppers
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Idioms and Phrases with on one's uppers (1 of 2)
Poor, in reduced circumstances, as in as in The Smiths try to hide the fact that they're on their uppers. First recorded in 1886, this metaphoric term alludes to having worn out the soles of one's shoes so badly that only the top portions remain.
Idioms and Phrases with on one's uppers (2 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with upper
- upper crust
- upper hand
- upper story
- keep a stiff upper lip
- on one's uppers