On one’s uppers

What is On one’s uppers?

On one’s uppers definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
adjective
higher, as in place, position, pitch, or in a scale: the upper stories of a house; the upper register of a singer’s voice.
superior, as in rank, dignity, or station.
(of places) at a higher level, more northerly, or farther from the sea: the upper slopes of a mountain; upper New York State.

(often initial capital letter) Stratigraphy. denoting a later division of a period, system, or the like: the Upper Devonian.

noun
the part of a shoe or boot above the sole, comprising the quarter, vamp, counter, and lining.
an upper berth.
a gaiter made of cloth.Compare gaiter(def 1).

Usually uppers, an upper dental plate.an upper tooth.

Informal. the higher of two bunks or berths.

 

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