Origin of stuck-up
Related formsstuck-up·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for stuck-up
Failing that, we were labeled "coincées," stuck-up prudes who didn't understand men and didn't know how to have fun.
Americans are not so frightfully formal and stuck-up as we English.Girls of the True Blue|L. T. Meade
A prig is a stuck-up silly creature, and a prude is always thinking everything wicked.The Maidens' Lodge|Emily Sarah Holt
If that stuck-up mollycoddle thinks he can talk about kicking me and get away with it hes all wrong, believe me!Full-Back Foster|Ralph Henry Barbour