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upper

up·per

upper

 
 
pronunciation:
uh pr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective, noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: higher in place, rank, position, or level.
the upper branches of the treethe upper grades at the high school
antonyms:
inferior, lower, nether
definition 2: farther inland or northward.
the upper Nile
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of a shoe above the sole.
definition 2: (pl.) upper teeth, either false or natural.
definition 3: (slang) a stimulant drug.
antonyms:
downer
similar words:
speed
definition 4: (slang) an experience with, or as if with, such a drug.
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