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1.
considerate of others, not uppity
If one isn't uppity, they are downity.
by Bill February 14, 2004
 
2.
Opposite of uppity; one who believes being from a lower social status makes them a better person than someone else.
This definition has arisen from a shift in American culture towards the celebration of a success story.
Just because both my parents are lawyers, John doesn't have to act all downity to me, I still treat him the same as should he.
by downityowner August 22, 2009