stuck-up

[ stuhk-uhp ]
/ ˈstʌkˈʌp /

adjective Informal.

snobbishly conceited.

Nearby words

  1. stuccowork,
  2. stuck,
  3. stuck for, be,
  4. stuck on, be,
  5. stuck with,
  6. stuckism,
  7. stud,
  8. stud bolt,
  9. stud book,
  10. stud fee

Origin of stuck-up

First recorded in 1820–30

Related formsstuck-up·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for stuck-up

stuck-up

adjective

informal conceited, arrogant, or snobbish
Derived Formsstuck-upness, noun

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