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Synonyms for uppish

Synonyms for uppish

(used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant

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It was Younis who reached his hundred first, hitting an uppish shot off McCullum which Tim Southee failed to catch at short midon.
Umar Gul finally sealed the win with an uppish cover drive, that Australia skipper Ricky Ponting almost got a hand to, for a single that prompted jubilant celebrations amongst the Pakistani players.
Milton took great pride in his team, stating that Milltown might be "uppish" with its railroad and growing city, "But we can beat 'em at base ball" (43).
"[A]nd if anyone got 'uppish' as they called it, they followed Will [and were imprisoned]" (VI.8.989).
The storekeeper was uppish. "You wouldn't," she said.
Baltacha then had her best chance of the set at 5-5 when she clubbed a service return to Flipkens' feet and was rewarded with an uppish half-volley that simply begged to be put away.
Opening partner Imrul Kayes (33) then fell to a Vaas short ball and Mohammad Ashraful (12) became the veteran's 350th wicket with an uppish drive that was held by Tillakaratne Dilshan.
It also gave us Maggie Hobson, the uppish wench who strides purposefully from beneath the shadow of her father's authoritarian disdain to become one of British drama's best-loved heroines.
WHOEVER penned the saying, "father knows best," clearly had never encountered the likes of Maggie Hobson, the uppish wench who steps from beneath the shadow of her father's disdain to become one of drama's best loved heroines.
Apart from an uppish nudge past square leg in getting off the mark, he played as well as anyone in awkward conditions.
And my mother's." "Go on, I say you uppish little fellow." "Edalji." "Ah yes," says the Sergeant.
Giles survived fingertip chances to Cairns and Marshall before he had scored 20, and then Thorpe, who averages 55.52 against Kiwis, reached his ton with an uppish square drive.
An uppish straight drive to a harmless off- spinner from McCullum saw the lefthander return to the dugout after offering an easy return catch.
He looked good enough stroking his first four through the covers, but two deliveries later turned an uppish delivery into a routine slip catch.
Johnson returned for his third spell to remove Ali whose uppish drive was well caught at short cover by Alex Doolan.