uppish

[uhp-ish]

adjective Informal.

arrogant; condescending; uppity.

Nearby words

  1. upper-case letters,
  2. uppercase,
  3. upperclassman,
  4. uppercut,
  5. uppermost,
  6. uppishly,
  7. uppity,
  8. uppsala,
  9. upraise,
  10. upraised

Origin of uppish

First recorded in 1670–80; up + -ish1

Related formsup·pish·ly, adverbup·pish·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for uppish

uppish

adjective

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

Word Origin for uppish

C18: from up + -ish

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