uppishly

Definition

Cricket

  • adverb playing an ‘uppish’ stroke
    Citation ‘Denning had perished as he had flourished — cutting uppishly and being caught in the gully’ (Michael Austin, Daily Telegraph 1 June 1984)
    Citation ‘Finally, he fell victim to his own uncontrolled aggression when eleven short of a hundred, he slashed uppishly to point and was snapped up’ (Purandare 2005)
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