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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Presumptuously arrogant.

Usage examples (35)
  • "I think the word uppity was invented so they'd have something to call you."
  • What are people actually saying when you hear the word uppity in association with Senator Barack Obama?
  • So when Olbermann asks Obama to respond to an ugly use of the word uppity, Obama just laughs when we expected anger.
  • Or called him "uppity" -- on at least two occasions. for more
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