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- adv. in an uppish manner
- adv. in an upward direction, with the chance of being caught
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an uppish manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a snobbish manner
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The 38-year-old brought up a dogged ton with a fortunate under-edge for a single before Sammy accounted for Mishra, who cut uppishly to Bravo.
Claydon, a burly blond seamer from Sydney's western suburbs with a British passport who joined Durham in 2007 after two seasons with Yorkshire, then had McGrath driving uppishly to cover, and produced a beauty to find Jonathan Bairstow's outside edge three overs before the close.
No sign of that variable bounce, and the Notts bowlers haven't had the luck with the new ball they needed - Lyth has played and missed a bit, and Rudolph steered one uppishly between slips and gully.
Davies gets on strike and hits a drive cum cut uppishly through point with his bat halfway between 90 and 180 degrees.
It is therefore not surprising that the majority of the Committee began by taking its work uppishly and carelessly.
The Wife and Daughter, frightened as they are, raise their heads uppishly and follow flatfooted, sustained by a sense of their Sunday clothes and social consequence.
She could see nursemaids wheeling babies towards the Gardens, and noted their faces gazing, not at the babies, but, uppishly, at other nursemaids, or, with a sort of cautious longing, at men who passed.
Also pulls well, though sometimes hits it uppishly.
Short again and into Trott's ribs, and Trott nudges it uppishly down to fine leg for a single.
The next one, again, is flicked uppishly, this time just wide of the man, and away for four.