Pronunciation of Upright
/ˈʌpɹa͡ɪt/, /ˈʌpɹaɪt/, /ˈʌ_p_ɹ_aɪ_t/
Antonyms for upright:
Synonyms for upright:
honorable, honest (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
banister, gatepost, standard, balustrade, post, stanchion, newel, baluster, mullion.
just, standing, upright piano, good, straight, unbent, rampant, unsloped, perpendicular, virtuous, orthostatic, unbowed, erect, vertical, rearing, erectile, passant, straight-backed, righteous, statant, stand up, fastigiate.
Usage examples for upright:
- All she does is square and upright; what she says, it were well for the rest of the town to take heed to. - "An Orkney Maid", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.
- It was my father's voice I heard, coming sternly from where he sat upright in his chair. - "Athelstane Ford", Allen Upward.
- How upright he looked! - "The Time of Roses", L. T. Meade.