uppity


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conceited

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presumptuously arrogant

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I do believe that we're very sensitive in the gay community, and we get very uppity when we see a stereotype pop up.
That it was uttered in the posh Carlton Club, where Tories retire to discuss business and complain about the workers getting uppity only serves to underline the privilege of an arrogant Prime Minister who believes he was born to rule.
And, yes, obviously I am scornful of the claims of superstitious locals that their actions angered uppity mountain gods and caused an earthquake.
Whenever a citizen of God's Own Country got a bit uppity, when darkness fell they would fall victim to the reporters of this poisonous press.
ON THE UPPITY UKIP leader Nigel Farage pulls face on campaign trail and he meets a supporter, right
Remember Cait Reilly - the uppity graduate - who having been told she'd have to EARN (shock horror) her Jobseekers Allowance by working in Poundland claimed it was slave labour and a breach of her human rights?
It's easy to understand why security guards got a little uppity.
Quote: "I've met - and I'm not trying to be uppity - most of my major goals in life.
Liberal Democrats may be encouraged to get uppity by their nonentity of a deputy leader, Simon Hughes, especially if they do not get their way in the electoral reform referendum" - Sir Bernard Ingham.
I haven't heard a great deal as yet but India is one of those countries I've never felt intimidated, even when the crowd gets a bit uppity," said Symonds, a victim of racial taunts while playing for Australia in India in 2007.
Many people were clearly waiting for us uppity North Easterners to fall on our faces for the temerity of having a decent team a few years back and they can laugh it up all they want: the fightback starts here.
NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Uppity is a comedy tour that will make you feel better about yourself and superior to others.
If, like so many, you feel the need to have an uppity journalist tell you what's best, you're in luck.
Immediately, as she takes to him, and once at the hospital, she reluctantly enlists the help of her uppity old high-school nemesis Dr.
And to aggravate that point, that uppity ESPN network uses one of its newfangled computers to simulate what would happen in a fight between Balboa in his prime and the current title holder, Mason ``The Line'' Dixon (retired light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver).