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American English: /ˈəpədi/
British English: /ˈʌpɪti/

Translation of uppity in Spanish:


  • [colloquial]
    con ínfulas
    con aires de superioridad
    to be uppity
    darse aires de superioridad
    she got uppity
    se le subieron los humos
    Example sentences
    • I'm sure we could find lots of testimony that would make him look really smug, self serving and uppity.
    • Dare the uppity saleswomen at Saks or Gucci treat her with disdain?
    • It means I'm getting uppity, thinking maybe I'm better than you.

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    Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
    arrogantly superior and disdainful
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