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1.
positive, bright and cheery
I prefer music that is a little more upbeat.
by Light Joker February 05, 2006
 
2.
optimistic, hopeful (about a situation)
Treasury Secretary Paulson says he's upbeat about a possible stimulus package.
by muss January 22, 2008
 
3.
The upward stroke of male masturbation, but only if it ends in ejaculation. It makes for a better pun that way.
I had the most intense upbeat last night while I watched your mom undressing in front of the window.
by m.o.j.o February 17, 2009