What does upbeat mean?

Definitions for upbeat
ˈʌpˌbitup·beat

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

Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce upbeat?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say upbeat in sign language?

  1. upbeat

Numerology

  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

Examples of upbeat in a Sentence

  1. Christine Lagarde:

    Should lower oil prices and a stronger recovery in the United States make us more upbeat about the prospects for the global economy? the answer is most likely 'No.'.

  2. Wei Fengchun:

    Looking ahead, the market could experience higher volatility due to regulatory tightening and its psychological impact, but we remain upbeat over the long-term trend of the market.

  3. Masahiro Ichikawa:

    Upbeat U.S. stocks and the yen's weakening are continuing to push the Nikkei higher, the Bank of England may have gone against expectations by standing pat on monetary policy, but it did leave the door open for a rate cut in August and spared the markets from confusion.

  4. Derek Scissors:

    It's odd that (the president) was so upbeat with (Chinese Vice-Premier) Liu He and yet we still don't have the Dec. 15 tariffs taken off the table.

  5. Steve Koenig:

    The revenue and EPS beat, coupled with upbeat commentary in release should lift the stock, as expectations were low.

Images & Illustrations of upbeat

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