Pronunciation: ( —adv., n.up'toun'; —adj.up'toun"),[key] —adv. 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. the uptown section of a town or city: Uptown is less crowded.