Meaning of uptown

up•town

Pronunciation: (adv., n.up'toun'adj.up'toun&sec), [key]
— adv.
  1. to, toward, or in the upper part of a town or city: He rode uptown on the bus.
—adj.
  1. moving toward, situated in, or pertaining to the upper part of a town: Take the uptown bus.
  2. of, for, or characteristic of affluent people; elegant, stylish, or luxurious: uptown fashions; uptown tastes.
—n.
  1. the uptown section of a town or city: Uptown is less crowded.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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