What does upbeat mean?

Definitions for upbeatˈʌpˌbit

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word upbeat.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wellbeing, well-being, welfare, upbeat, eudaemonia, eudaimonia(noun)

    a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous

    "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"

  2. upbeat, offbeat(adj)

    an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)

  3. cheerful, pollyannaish, upbeat(adj)

    pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic


  1. upbeat(Noun)

    An unaccented beat at the start of a musical phrase.

  2. upbeat(Adjective)

    Having a fast pace, tempo, or beat.

    The notes are easy, but it's an upbeat tune and should be played fairly quickly.

  3. upbeat(Adjective)

    Having a positive, lively, or perky tone, attitude, etc.

    Though he had bad news, he ended with an upbeat forecast for the future.

Anagrams for upbeat »

  1. beat up, beat-up


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upbeat in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upbeat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of upbeat

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Translations for upbeat

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  • upbeatDanish
  • heiter und zuversichtlich gestimmt, Auftakt, optimistisch, fröhlich, peppigGerman
  • αισιόδοξηGreek
  • optimistaSpanish
  • nopeatempoinen, optimistinen, myönteinen, nopea, toiveikasFinnish
  • levareItalian
  • quae duplamLatin
  • upbeatNorwegian
  • бодрый, жизнерадостныйRussian
  • upptempo, uppspelt, munter, uppåt, positiv, livad, pigg, upprymdSwedish
  • vurgusuz tempolu, iyimser, vurgusuz tempo, neşeliTurkish

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