An example of upset is a person who has just learned that she did not get into her top choice school.
An example of upset is an underdog team winning over the champions.
An example of upset is to make someone cry.
An example of upset is to tip over a glass.
Upset the flowerpot.
The bad news upset me.
The upset of the vase.
An upset vase.
An upset stomach.
- A tipping over, knocking over, etc.
- An unexpected victory or defeat.
- A disturbance or disorder, specif. of an emotional or physical nature.
His stomach was upset, so he didn't want to move.
"collision and upset": impact with another object or an overturn for whatever reason.
Truman upset Dewey in the 1948 US presidential election.
The carriage upset when the horse bolted.