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Meaning of UPHILL

Pronunciation:  'up'hil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the upward slope of a hill
  2. [adv]  upward on a hill or incline; "this street lay uphill"
  3. [adv]  against difficulties; "she was talking uphill"
  4. [adj]  hard to overcome or surmount; "a stiff hike"; "a stiff exam"; "an uphill battle against a popular incumbant"
  5. [adj]  sloping upward
 

UPHILL is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: acclivitous, ascending(a), hard, rising, stiff
 
 See Also: acclivity, ascent, climb, raise, rise, upgrade

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Up*hill"\, adv.
    Upwards on, or as on, a hillside; as, to walk uphill.
    
    
  2. \Up"hill`\, a.
    1. Ascending; going up; as, an uphill road.
    
    2. Attended with labor; difficult; as, uphill work.
    
    
 

 

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