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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.
by David Ramirez May 12, 2007
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True of COVID-19 sufferers and of George Floyd. The key phrase at this moment in American history.
"I can't breathe, said Floyd as he was being suffocated. "I can't breathe" thought more than 100,000 victims as they were dying of Covid. "I can't breathe" chanted countless Americans in the streets, protesting enduring police brutality.
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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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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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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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When one goes crazy over something totally not worth it
"OMG MY BF JUST DUMPED ME", "dude relax why u getting so uppity u didnt even like him any ways"
by Manji December 13, 2005
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