Dictionary.com

stuck-up

[ stuhk-uhp ]
/ ˈstʌkˈʌp /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: stuck-up / stuck-upness on Thesaurus.com

adjective Informal.
snobbishly conceited.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of stuck-up

First recorded in 1820–30

OTHER WORDS FROM stuck-up

stuck-upness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use stuck-up in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for stuck-up

stuck-up

adjective
informal conceited, arrogant, or snobbish

Derived forms of stuck-up

stuck-upness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK