THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
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upfit : Adding a new or customized feature to an existing product or system.
The all-new Dodge Ram 3500 Heavy Duty Chassis Cab features industry-standard dimension throughout for easy upfitting. From: —?, Given above., Web?
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 10, 2006 12:41
upfront (noun) : a presentation of a new television show exclusively for prospective advertisers
It's upfronts week in New York—the annual rite in which TV networks roll out their upcoming schedules for advertisers. —Jon Fine, BusinessWeek, 6/4/07
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jun. 08, 2007 14:57
Upover (noun) : Upover......the opposite of downunder.
If Australia is referred to as 'downunder', Canada can be referred to as 'upover'
Submitted by: Jim Ewing from Canada on Nov. 15, 2005 09:43
(interjection) : —used by a toddler to request being picked up by an adult
Submitted by: Lori K. from Michigan on Jul. 01, 2008 18:46
(verb) : upbeat, cheerful, positive, happy
1. Danyell’s uppy attitude makes a dull day shine! 2. An uppy person always has friends around him.
Submitted by: Suresh Chananthara from Ohio on Feb. 01, 2007 23:55
uprighteous (adjective) : Much more emphasis than just "righteous". as in a combination of "uppity" and "righteous"
Sentence: "She was just so damn uprighteous about it all"
Submitted by: julio from Canada on Jan. 16, 2006 11:37
upsable (adjective) : The quality of being able to be packaged in a small box which can be shipped at standard UPS rates
The upsable feature of the new collapsible bike has enabled high-volume internet sales.
Submitted by: Jay Burch from Colorado on Nov. 06, 2007 10:51
(noun) : an escalator going up
Submitted by: Aikie from Philippines on Jan. 04, 2012 10:34
(noun) : an ascending escalator [contraction of up escalator] [motor-driven continuous staircase]
Housewares is not on the third floor. You'll have to take the upscalator.
Submitted by: Ralph Lyda from Georgia Us on May. 30, 2007 12:52
upscubble (verb) : To hand something over
My brother David used this a lot in the 60's, and occasionally still does. It was usually used to invoke a slight threat when referring to things that were inadvertently taken. Example: If Venus has my shoes, he better upscubble them. —unknown, 60's slang
Submitted by: James E. McFaddin from Texas on Feb. 20, 2007 18:28
upsert (verb) : to insert an update into a database
Submitted by: Brittany Bond from Texas on Jun. 24, 2014 12:58
upsetment (noun) : a state of being upset or disturbed
The dog's constant barking is causing much upsetment to the neighbors.
Submitted by: Jason M. Tuttle from Utah on Jan. 17, 2008 11:06
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