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UPer (noun) : [pronounced YOU-per] a resident of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

The hospitality of UPers is much warmer than their weather.

Submitted by: Janet Hayes from Canada on Apr. 08, 2010 09:10

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