HyperDic: upper

English > 6 senses of the word upper:
ADJECTIVEallupperthe topmost one of two
allupperhigher in place or position
alluppersuperior in rank or accomplishment
NOUNartifactupper, upper berththe higher of two berths
artifactupperpiece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
artifactupper, amphetamine, pep pill, speeda central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite
upper > pronunciation
Soundsah'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > upper: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningThe topmost one of two.
Broadertopsituated at the top or highest position
English > upper: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHigher in place or position.
Examples
  • "the upper bunk"
  • "in the upper center of the picture"
  • "the upper stories"
Broaderhigh(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like 'knee-high')
Spanishsuperior
Catalansuperior
English > upper: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaningsuperior in rank or accomplishment.
Example"the upper half of the class"
BroadersuperiorOf or characteristic of high rank or importance
English > upper: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe higher of two berths.
Synonymupper berth
Broaderberth, bunk, built in bedA bed on a ship or train
Spanishlitera de arriba
English > upper: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningpiece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot.
Example"Uppers come in many styles"
Part ofbootfootwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
shoefootwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Partsquarterpiece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
vamppiece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe
Narrowertoe boxThe forward tip of the upper of a shoe or boot that provides space and protection for the toes
Broaderpiece of leatherA separate part consisting of leather
Spanishpala
Catalanpala
English > upper: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression.
Synonymsamphetamine, pep pill, speed
NarrowerBenzedrine, bennieA form of amphetamine
amphetamine sulfate, amphetamine sulphateA sulfate derivative of amphetamine that is used as a stimulant for the central nervous system
dextroamphetamine sulphate, DexedrineAn isomer of amphetamine (trade name Dexedrine) used as a central nervous system stimulant
methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, glass, ice, shabu, trashAn amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride
Broaderdrug of abuse, street drugA drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects)
stimulant, stimulant drug, excitantA drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
Spanishanfetamina, anfeta
Catalanamfetamina

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