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upper

up·per

upper

 
 
pronunciation:
uh pr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: higher in place, rank, position, or level.
The child climbed to the upper branches of the tree.The upper grades at the high school need more teachers.
antonyms:
inferior, lower
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the part of a shoe above the sole.
This boot has a leather upper.