Part of speech: adjective

Going up a hill; extending upward; difficult; laborious.

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Usage examples "uphill":

  1. Now it was steep, very steep, uphill- which did not seem to matter much to the woodchuck, but made a great difference to me. - "Roof and Meadow", Dallas Lore Sharp.
  2. It is tedious, however, for it involves a ride of about twelve miles, mostly over lava, uphill. - "Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands", Charles Nordhoff.
  3. That she had walked all those forty miles uphill seemed certain, and apparently the best he could hope was that she was walking back. - "Tommy and Grizel", J.M. Barrie.