Definition of On the uptake

1. Adverb. (idiomatic) In understanding or in the ability to absorb new information; especially in the phrases "quick on the uptake" and "slow on the uptake" ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of On The Uptake

on the spot
on the spur of the moment
on the square
on the street
on the table
on the take
on the tap
on the tip of one's tongue
on the toss of a coin
on the town
on the trot
on the turps
on the up
on the up-and-up
on the up and up
on the uptake (current term)
on the verge
on the wagon
on the wane
on the warpath
on the watch
on the way
on the whole
on the wing
on their own(p)
on thin ice
on tilt
on time
on tiptoe
on to

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