A person which when in conversation has a story to tell whether real or imagined, about a specific idea, person, place, event, or thing, that is more exhilarating, spontaneous, better, worse, shittier, greater, higher, lavish, outstanding, superior, superb, advanced, complex, sophisticated, splendid, wonderful, magnificent, improved, brilliant, admirable, excellent, terrific, marvelous, surprising, amazing, breathtaking, enhanced, thrilling, astonishing, fantastic, shocking, surprising, astounding, exciting, extraordinary, far-fetched, stimulating, electrifying, wonderful, stupendous, invigorating, or glorious then that of the previous story told. This person may also appear to be more cocky then confident, extremely egotistical, filled with jealousy, or a straight up hater. Also see hater JewJealous.
Danny McLOvin: Yo, I just bought a new Benz in cash by myself without even really working the shits hot.
Scottie McTalks: That shits only a C class, my dad has been working for 30 years, 13 hour days and has a S600, apartment in NYC, a house up in HillBilly land, and a few little doggies. Besides there are alot of little twits who have nice cars that mommy and daddy bought them.
Scottie McTalks is a one upper when he refers to his father having something better then McLovin, and the other little twits who have nice cars. Mctalks is also a hater when he displays jealousy and makes the statement that McLovin only has a c-class. One uppers are synonymous with haters in the fact that they hate other people because of their success and accomplishments and will attempt to ignore the fact that others are doing better then them.
Resentment is also a characteristic posessed by one uppers and haters, because of there lack of success and motivation they feel it is neccesary to put others achieveing more then them down.
Mclovin: Yo, I just got a Kompressor benz all black, HID's, and 17' sport rims.
Baker: Thats a poor mans Benz I'm whippin a 87 Thunderbird with 126,000 miles on it.
September 7, 2009 Urban Word of the Day
An annoying person who responds to hearing someone else’s experience or problem by immediately telling a similar story about themselves with a much more fantastic (or terrible) outcome.
Person: I got to meet James Hetfield before the concert and I got his autograph.
One Upper: Yeah, well my cousin knows the head of security for Metallica, and he got us front row tickets to the show and then we went backstage and met the whole group. Then they invited us back to their hotel room and we partied with them all night.
Person: I have a a dislocated knee.
One Upper: Yeah, well last summer I broke my leg in four places and had to have a steel pin inserted. I also had to have surgery done on my knee to repair the torn ligaments. I was on crutches for almost two months.
A one upper is one who feels like they need to be better than everyone else, so they constantly "one-up" anything that anyone says.
Chad: Dude, I got a V-6 Mustang today, its Lime Green!
Todd: Oh, but I just got a Roush 'Stang with a supercharger thats laying down 400 to the wheels dawg.
Chad: -_- (gee what a one upper)
someone who needs to make themself feel better by making themself seem greater than everyone else
someone who thinks they know everything, everyone, and has done everything you do, but better
-ADRIAN CLEEK OF DALLAS TEXAS
-Guy 1 "I built a robotic roach the other day, look,"
-Adrian "So what, my class won a battle bots tourny because of my ideas on how to build it."
-Guy 1 "What is heat lightning again?"
-Adrian "Heat lightning is made when ice particles in the clouds rub together, then the friction it makes creates a lightning bolt"
-Teacher "It's a normal lightning bolt, but instead its red, and makes no sound...Adrian, dont try to be a one upper."
A person who always has a better story. If you killed six goats, he or she killed 23. Most of the time they will get angry because you told a story about ONLY killing 6 goats.
Person 1: Wow, this is a nice view. How much land do you own?
Person 2: Umm, I think about 69 acres.
Person 3(One upper): YOU own 69 acres!?!?!?! MY UNCLE OWNS 178!!
A person that "knows" about everything. This person has done everything you wish you had. If you saw it on television last night, he did it for a family vacation 2 years ago.
JON: I had the best BBQ Chicken last night.
ONE UPPER: Ya, I have the best bbq sauce recipe ever. I won an award for it at the fair a couple of years ago.
Someone who needs to be better than you because of there insecurities. No matter what you say about anything they will top it.
Say Alec the great tells a story about saving one little panda cub from a three alarm house fire. Dominguez the "one upper" will then tell a story about how he saved Panda's from dying from extinction.
Of or relating to a person always trying to outdo or claim that their experience was better without regard to whether it actually was better.
Torrey said that he had an excellent vacation in South Beach. Andrea then chimes in and says she had a better vacation in Iowa. This illustrates a one up and a one upper.