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uppity

(ˈəpədi)
mod. haughty. (Folksy.) Why is she so uppity?
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Joan Lipkin is the Artistic Director of That Uppity Theatre Company.
But, if we're going to get uppity about stuff being added to our food, I can think of more alarming things than the winner of last year's 2.
Don't I live with an uppity woman who thinks a freeborn mixed Kentuckian like myself makes a fine house gal for anyone from Carolina who's got a Jamaican grannie?
Lupe Fiasco went on a political rant on his Twitter account, saying he was "sick of you uppity black n " after being labeled "dumb" by comedian D.
Uppity is a valuable contribution to the histories of baseball, broadcasting, and civil rights.
10 lakh, these are sure to become centre of uppity conversations.
I haven't heard a great deal as yet but India is one of those countries I've never felt intimidated, even when the crowd gets a bit uppity," said Symonds, a victim of racial taunts while playing for Australia in India in 2007.
I usually eat out/take in, but I was feeling uppity.
An educator, lecturer and founding member of Saffire -- the Uppity Blues Women collective, I won't say Adegbalola is first and foremost a terrific composer and interpreter; but she is mighty, mighty good at those things, and agenda or not, this is one of the finest blues albums of the year.
The only reason people are getting all uppity about it is because it has become public knowledge and they have been forced to consider the end results of their actions.
In the original 2000 book, Vicki Leon (the Uppity Women series) introduces the long history of women writers and bibliomaniacs before Knight (Women of the Beat Generation) profiles specific ones.
A tour bus is too uppity for me and I didn't like having to tell the bus driver when I had to go to the bathroom because he'd always make a big deal of it.
I also hate TV shows that offer people with no talent a way to perpetuate their showbiz career ad nauseam, motorists who get uppity when you question their need to drive a people-carrier around town and Claire Sweeney.
At worst, this line of deferential petitioning for our humanity reinforces the racial hierarchy from which the system is built--we are deserving of citizenship because we are loyal and work hard, unlike those uppity U.
And about how all these uppity women like Simone de Beauvoir complain about everything but never had an idea that some man didn't think of first.