HyperDic: uppity

English > 1 sense of the word uppity:
ADJECTIVEalluppity, overweeningpresumptuously arrogant
uppity > pronunciation
Soundsah'pahtiy
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English > uppity: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningpresumptuously arrogant.
Example "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times
Synonymoverweening
BroaderimmodestHaving or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc
Spanishaltivo, arrogante, presuntuoso
Nounsuppitynessassumption of airs beyond one's station

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