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informal Haughtily arrogant, conceited, or self-important. Just because I know the best way to do things doesn't make me uppity! The last thing my restaurant needs right now is some uppity college student who thinks they're too good to wash dishes.
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mod. haughty. (Folksy.) Why is she so uppity?
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