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1 definition by UppingItAgain

It is a phrase that is used to describe the process of darkening one's skin.

A synonym for this phrase is tanning.
Person 1: Wow...you are really white.
Person 2: Not for long! I'm working on upping a shade.
Person 1: Nice
by UppingItAgain June 15, 2011