Complete Definition of "upper"

English

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ˈʌpə/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ˈʌpɚ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]`/
audio|en-us-upper.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ʌpə(r)|-ʌpə(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. What is higher.

#: As the restless sleeper here, I'll take the lower berth. You take the upper.

  1. The piece of leather etc. that forms the part of a shoe above the sole.
  2. A stimulant such as Amphetamine that increases energy and decreases appetite.

Adjective
upper

  1. At a higher level, rank or position
  2. Situated on higher ground, further inland, or more northerly.
  3. (Archaeology and Geology) of a later division of some period
  4. (Politics) In a bicameral system, the generally smaller and less representative house.
  5. (Upper school) A secundary school. For pupils aged about 14 upward

Translations

Arabic: ARchar|اعلى (’áʕla)
Chinese: 上邊的, 上边的 (shàngbiān-de)
Czech: horní m
Dutch: hoger
Finnish: ylempi
French: supérieur
German: obere
Hungarian: felső
mid
Italian: superiore
Japanese: 上の (うえの, ue no)
Korean: 웃 (us, ud, ut), 윗 (wis, wit)
Portuguese: superior#Portuguese|superior
Russian: верхний (vérχnij)
Spanish: superior#Spanish|superior
Swedish: övre
Telugu: పై (pai) (1, 2)

Related terms
on one's uppers — destitute

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