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Definition of upbeat adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    upbeat

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈʌpbit//
     
    (informal)
     
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  1. 1positive and enthusiastic; making you feel that the future will be good synonym optimistic
  2. 2 The tone of the speech was upbeat. The meeting ended on an upbeat note. opposite downbeat
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: upbeat