from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of upfill.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word upfilling.


  • He saw that the upfilling of the abyss, whatever might have caused it, had flung them forth; he perceived that the temporary flood which had taken place before once more another terrific down-draft should pour into the gaping chasm, had cast them out, floated by their raft of planks, even as match-straws might be flung and floated on the outburst of a geyser.

    Darkness and Dawn George Allan England 1906


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.