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Adjective: upper  ú-pu(r)
  1. Higher in place or position
    "the upper bunk"; "in the upper centre of the picture"; "the upper stories"
  2. Superior in rank or accomplishment
    "the upper half of the class"
  3. The topmost one of two; upper
Noun: upper  ú-pu(r)
  1. The higher of two berths
    - upper berth
  2. Piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    "Uppers come in many styles"
  3. [informal] A central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
    - amphetamine, pep pill [informal], speed [informal]

Derived forms: uppers

See also: high, superior, top

Type of: berth, built in bed, bunk, drug of abuse, excitant, piece of leather, stimulant, stimulant drug, street drug

Antonym: lower

Part of: boot, shoe

Encyclopedia: Upper, Ontario