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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Blythe Danner:

    She always has a good spin on things, and I admire her tenacity and her upbeat message.

  2. Billy Howard:

    The notes ran the whole gamut of human emotion, i was surprised at how many upbeat ones there were.

  3. Lewis Sturdy:

    After coming across less upbeat in the last two quarters, shareholders should be pleased with the performance over the full year.

  4. Mark Hinshaw:

    The mood in town is very upbeat. It's busy with people and you can just feel the positive energy, it's all moving full steam ahead.

  5. Vale CEO Murilo Ferreira:

    The outlook for iron ore in recent weeks is much better than we saw four months ago. Of the last 24 months, I'm most upbeat right now.

Images & Illustrations of upbeat

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