Share this entry

British English: /ˈʌprʌɪt/
American English: /ˈəpˌraɪt/

Translation of upright in German:


  • 1
    a chair with an upright back
    ein Stuhl mit einem geraden Rücken[teil]
    upright freezer
    Tiefkühlschrank, der
    upright vacuum cleaner
    Handstaubsauger, der
    set/stand/hold something upright
    etwas aufrecht hinstellen/halten
    stand upright
    aufrecht stehen
    sit upright
    aufrecht sitzen
    hold oneself upright
    sich gerade halten
    please make sure that your seat is in the upright position
    bitte stellen Sie Ihre Rückenlehnen senkrecht
    bolt1 4
  • 2 [figurative]
    be upright in something
    rechtschaffen in etwas Dat. sein


Definition of upright in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day whippersnapper
    Pronunciation: ˈwɪpəsnapə
    a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...