uptalk

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EtymologyEdit

up- +‎ talk.

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uptalk ‎(uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) Speech that has a rising intonation at the end of a sentence, as if it were a question; upspeak.

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uptalk ‎(third-person singular simple present uptalks, present participle uptalking, simple past and past participle uptalked)

  1. (linguistics, intransitive) To speak with a rising intonation at the end of a sentence, as if it were a question; to upspeak.

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