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Definition of upper:

  1. Higher in place; superior in rank or dignity.

Google Ngram Viewer results for upper:

This graph shows how "upper" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for upper:

  1. The upper layer must be covered at least an inch thick with the fat.
  2. " All right, you've got the upper hand," said the man through lips that had gone white.
  3. When it is nearly done, take it out, drain it, and lard it with large slips of bacon on the upper side, and small pieces on the under side.

Quotes for upper:

  1. We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia, and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art, where we had hoped to do the readings. - David Amram
  2. It's funny how the hippies and the punks tried to get rid of the conservatives, but they always seem to get the upper hand in the end. - Bjork
  3. There is more to folklore research than fieldwork. This is why in all of my other upper -division courses I require a term paper involving original research. - Alan Dundes
  4. I love my accent, I thought it was useful in Gone In 60 Seconds because the standard villain is upper class or Cockney. My Northern accent would be an odd clash opposite Nic Cage. - Christopher Eccleston
  5. I'm not at all fed up with British films, but I am fed up with playing upper -class people. - Kristin Scott Thomas

Rhymes for upper:

  1. dupre, scupper, supper, tupper.

Idioms for upper:

  1. Keep a stiff upper lip.
  2. upper crust
  3. have the upper hand
  4. upper hand
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