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stuck-up

[stuhk-uhp] /ˈstʌkˈʌp/
adjective, Informal.
1.
snobbishly conceited.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
Related forms
stuck-upness, noun
Synonyms
vain, arrogant, snobbish, snooty.
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  • They took it for granted that he was a weakling, that he had soft ideas of life and was stuck-up or affected.
British Dictionary definitions for stuck-up

stuck-up

adjective
1.
(informal) conceited, arrogant, or snobbish
Derived Forms
stuck-upness, noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for stuck-up

strut one's stuff

verb phrase

To display one's virtuosity, esp in a saucy, provocative way

[1926+ Black; fr dances featuring a strut like the turkey cock's, popular from around 1900]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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