upper

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upper (plural uppers)

  1. That which is higher, contrasted with the lower.
    As the restless sleeper here, I'll take the lower berth. You take the upper.
  2. (shoemaking) The piece of leather, etc., that forms the top part of a shoe above the sole.
  3. A stimulant such as amphetamine that increases energy and decreases appetite.

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upper (not comparable)

  1. At a higher level, rank or position.
  2. Situated on higher ground, further inland, or more northerly.
  3. (geology, of strata or geological time periods) younger, more recent
  4. (education) Of or pertaining to a secondary school.

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 16:57