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up (one's) alley

  • one's area of expertise.
    This new role is up his alley.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 24 2010.

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up on things

adjective

  • In the know, savvy, in the loop, aware.

    "You know he doesn't know what he's talkin' about, he ain't up on things."

    Last edited on Sep 04 2010. Submitted by Up On Things from Somerville, MA, USA on Sep 04 2010.

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upper

noun

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upper hand, the

noun

  • the advantage in a situation.
                                              

                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "I Am the Walrus", American Dad! (TV), Season 6 Episode 13 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 28 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 28 2011.

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uppity

  • arrogant.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

  • attempting to live above one's social status. condescending.

    Last edited on Dec 27 2009. Submitted by Anonymous from Hockley, TX 77447, USA on Dec 27 2009.

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