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1.
Taking liberties or assuming airs beyond one's place in a social heirarchy. Assuming equality with someone higher up the social ladder.
Mr. Smith does not allow his subordinates to address him by his first name, it shows uppityness and he will put you in your place with a good tongue lashing.
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2.
Word used by racist old white Southerners to refer to any black person who looks them in the eye. Usually followed by nigger.
"That uppity nigger is not working in the cotton field like he should be."
by blerg23 September 15, 2008
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3.
arrogant, concited, snobbish
I can't stand these uppity bastards.
by Light Joker January 23, 2006
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4.
snobby people, usually rich (and proud of it) they usually never know it.

see ridgewood
girl: ever since kathy got her new ipod shes been so uppity.
by phillip nickel March 28, 2005
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5.
rich usually snobby and proud of it
"ever since tina got her new coach bag shes been so uppity"
by kelsey April 05, 2005
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6.
Uppity: rich
Rich people are Uppity
I thought that buying stocks meant you were "way uppity."
by Colin November 24, 2004
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7.
Carrying on with little cause and little effect. All riled up.
Fox News anchors are quite uppity.
Girls who get pissed when boys they didn't like in the first place slight them are uppity.

by pointybird January 31, 2009
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