Taking liberties or assuming airs beyond one’s place in a social heirarchy. Assuming equality with someone higher up the social ladder.
Mr. Smith does not allow his subordinates to address him by his first name, it shows uppityness and he will put you in your place with a good tongue lashing.
uppity: define #2
arrogant, concited, snobbish
I can’t stand these uppity bastards.
uppity: define #3
Word used by racist old white Southerners to refer to any black person who looks them in the eye. Usually followed by nigger.
“That uppity nigger is not working in the cotton field like he should be.”
uppity: define #4
snobby people, usually rich (and proud of it) they usually never know it.
girl: ever since kathy got her new ipod shes been so uppity.
uppity: define #5
rich usually snobby and proud of it
“ever since tina got her new coach bag shes been so uppity”
uppity: define #6
When one goes crazy over something totally not worth it
“OMG MY BF JUST DUMPED ME”, “dude relax why u getting so uppity u didnt even like him any ways”
uppity: define #7
a nickname for a man’s penis
He had an uppity when he fell asleep in class.