uppish

[uhp-ish]

adjective Informal.

arrogant; condescending; uppity.

Origin of uppish

First recorded in 1670–80; up + -ish1
Related formsup·pish·ly, adverbup·pish·ness, noun
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uppish

adjective

British informal snobbish, arrogant, or presumptuous
Derived Formsuppishly, adverbuppishness, noun

Word Origin for uppish

C18: from up + -ish
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