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STUCK-UP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stuck-up mean? 

STUCK-UP (adjective)
  The adjective STUCK-UP has 1 sense:

1. (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant

  Familiarity information: STUCK-UP used as an adjective is very rare.


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STUCK-UP (adjective)


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Meaning:

(used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant

Synonyms:

bigheaded; persnickety; snooty; snot-nosed; snotty; stuck-up; too big for one's breeches; uppish

Context examples:

a snotty little scion of a degenerate family / they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

Similar:

proud (feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride)


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