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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•pi•ty*ˈʌp ɪ ti(adj.)

  1. inclined to be haughty, snobbish, or arrogant.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of uppity:

1875–80, Amer.; prob. up+-ity

up′pi•ty•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uppityness, uppishness(noun)

    assumption of airs beyond one's station

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