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up-and-down



Pronunciation: (up'un-doun'), [key]
adj.
1. moving alternately up and down: the up-and-down swing of levers; an up-and-down tune.
2. having an uneven surface: up-and-down countryside.
3. changeable: up-and-down luck.
4. perpendicular or nearly so: a straight up-and-down hillside.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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