Definition of uppish:
brash, snobbish, fresh, saucy, malapert, assumptive, stuck-up, contumelious, self-love, pernickety, attitude, proud, courtesy, pert, brazen, bold, familiar, flip, snotty, high-hat, assuming, impertinent, pushy, overconfident, assumptive, persnickety, bigheaded, cheeky, snooty, smart-alecky, too big for one's breeches, boldfaced, impudent, smart, audacious, nervy, snot-nosed, snobby, wise, presuming, insolent, forward, elitist, presumptuous, snippy, brassy, snippety, uppity, sassy.
- "The Adventure of Living", John St. Loe Strachey.
- "A Little Bush Maid", Mary Grant Bruce.
And when I say a meaning manner, I mean there was a respectful but at the same time uppish glint in his eye and a sort of muscular spasm flickered across his face which wasn't quite a quiet smile and yet wasn't quite not a quiet smile.- "Right Ho, Jeeves", P. G. Wodehouse.