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uppity

adjective uk   /ˈʌp.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/ informal disapproving
An uppity person behaves in an unpleasant way because they think that they are more important than they really are: He got/became very uppity when his fashion designs were criticized.
Translations of “uppity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 傲慢的,自大的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 傲慢的,自大的…
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