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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋʌpˏraIt 〕


〔 ˊʌprait 〕

Overview of noun upright

The noun upright has 2 senses

  • upright, vertical -- (a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights")

  • upright, upright piano -- (a piano with a vertical sounding board)

Overview of adj upright

The adj upright has 3 senses

  • upright, unsloped -- (in a vertical position; not sloping; "an upright post")

  • good, just, upright -- (of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man")

  • erect, vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")