Definitions for uppityˈʌp ɪ ti
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word uppity
"had a witty but overweening manner"; "no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet; "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times
Presumptuous, above oneself, self-important.
I think you are one very uppity young man.
Origin: Fanciful extension of up. First used in the slave states of USA in mid 1800s.
Translations for uppity
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- hochnäsig, dreistGerman
- ylimielinen, koppavaFinnish
- arrogant, hooghartigDutch
- mallig, högmodig, högfärdig, fisförnäm, näsvis, snobbig, dryg, arrogant, uppnosig, snorkigSwedish
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