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Meaning of UPPER

Pronunciation:  'upur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
  2. [n]  piece of leather that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole
  3. [n]  the higher of two berths
  4. [adj]  higher in place or position; "the upper bunk"; "in the upper center of the picture"; "the upper stories"
  5. [adj]  superior in rank or accomplishment; "the upper half of the class"
  6. [adj]  the topmost one of two

UPPER is a 5 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: amphetamine, high, pep pill, speed, superior, top(a), upper berth
 See Also: amphetamine sulfate, amphetamine sulphate, bennie, Benzedrine, berth, built in bed, bunk, deoxyephedrine, Dexedrine, dextroamphetamine sulphate, drug of abuse, footgear, footwear, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, piece of leather, quarter, stimulant, stimulant drug, street drug, toe, vamp



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Up"per\, a.; comp. of {Up}.
    Being further up, literally or figuratively; higher in place,
    position, rank, dignity, or the like; superior; as, the upper
    lip; the upper side of a thing; the upper house of a
    {The upper hand}, the superiority; the advantage. See {To
       have the upper hand}, under {Hand}. --Jowett (Thucyd.).
    {Upper Bench} (Eng. Hist.), the name of the highest court of
       common law (formerly King's Bench) during the
    {Upper case}, the top one of a pair of compositor's cases.
       See the Note under 1st {Case}, n., 3.
    {Upper covert} (Zo["o]l.), one of the coverts situated above
       the bases of the tail quills.
    {Upper deck} (Naut.), the topmost deck of any vessel; the
       spar deck.
    {Upper leather}, the leather for the vamps and quarters of
    {Upper strake} (Naut.), the strake next to the deck, usually
       of hard wood, and heavier than the other strakes.
    {Upper ten thousand}, or (abbreviated) {Upper ten}, the ten
       thousand, more or less, who are highest in position or
       wealth; the upper class; the aristocracy. [Colloq.]
    {Upper topsail} (Naut.), the upper half of a double topsail.
    {Upper works} (Naut.), all those parts of the hull of a
       vessel that are properly above water.
    {Upper world}.
    (a) The atmosphere.
    (b) Heaven.
    (c) This world; the earth; -- in distinction from the
  2. \Up"per\, n.
    The upper leather for a shoe; a vamp.