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.
viết bởi David Ramirez 12 Tháng năm, 2007
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."
viết bởi blerg23 15 Tháng chín, 2008
arrogant, concited, snobbish
I can't stand these uppity bastards.
viết bởi Light Joker 23 Tháng một, 2006
snobby people, usually rich (and proud of it) they usually never know it.
girl: ever since kathy got her new ipod shes been so uppity.
viết bởi phillip nickel 28 Tháng ba, 2005
rich usually snobby and proud of it
"ever since tina got her new coach bag shes been so uppity"
viết bởi kelsey 05 Tháng tư, 2005
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"
viết bởi Manji 13 Tháng mười hai, 2005
Happy; in a good mood
After finding out I aced the test, I was feeling very uppity.
viết bởi Sean 25 Tháng một, 2005