See also: Uphill

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

up +‎ hill.

PronunciationEdit

  • (adjective, noun) IPA(key): /ˈʌphɪl/
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  • (adverb) IPA(key): /ʌpˈhɪl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪl

AdverbEdit

uphill (comparative more uphill, superlative most uphill)

  1. Up a slope, towards higher ground.
  2. (by extension) With difficulty.

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AdjectiveEdit

uphill (comparative further uphill, superlative furthest uphill)

  1. Located up a slope or on a hill.
  2. Going up a slope or a hill.
  3. (by extension) Difficult or laborious.
    • 2022 June 7, Phil McNulty, “Germany 1-1- England”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      For a large part of this game, England once again looked like a team suffering from the rigours of a long season and faced an uphill task when Hofmann put Germany in front.

Usage notesEdit

  • Sense 3 comparative and superlative is usually made with more and most

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NounEdit

uphill (plural uphills)

  1. An uphill route.

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