[ UK /ʌphˈɪl/ ]
[ US /ˈəpˈhɪɫ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. sloping upward
ADVERB
  1. upward on a hill or incline
    this street lay uphill
  2. against difficulties
    she was talking uphill
NOUN
  1. the upward slope of a hill
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How To Use uphill In A Sentence

  • The trails should provide a skiing flow so there aren't too many long uphills or sharp turns at the bottom of steep downhills.
  • The people who inhabited America at that time were fighting an uphill battle. Times, Sunday Times
  • Faced by those constraints, the soldiers of the Royal Anglians face an uphill task and the official three-year time limit is already looking decidedly niggardly.
  • Think of it as a repeated uphill sprint requiring constant firing of the gluteal muscles. Times, Sunday Times
  • As she turned uphill, a dark-red Daimler slid by, and blew its horn at her.
  • Uphill it's no slogger either, with barely a jiggle of movement from the shock, even with the bike set to 'freeride' amounts of sag. Singletrack World
  • The oldest professional law enforcement cadre is the new Woolworths. on May 29, 2009 at 1: 10 pm uphilldowndale Motorcycle Daydream « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • The 16-time grand slam champion faces yet more uphill climb as he takes aim at the next step on the title ladder, the 77 trophies of John McEnroe. NEWS.com.au | Top Stories
  • You have to gear down when you drive uphill.
  • As skiers did prior to machine grooming, we sidestepped and herringboned uphill to pack down the powder and skied down several times.
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