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adjective upright pronunciation in British English /ˈʌpraɪt/
  1. 1
    straight and tall

    an upright vacuum cleaner

    Prop up the canvas in an upright position.

  2. 2
    someone who is upright always behaves in an honest way

    an upright citizen

  3. 3
    British an upright chair has no arms (=the parts on the sides that you rest your arms on)

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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