Meaning of upstater in English:

upstater

noun

US

See upstate

‘One solution advanced by some upstaters has been to tell New York City to generate more power of its own.’
  • ‘City residents commonly believe that upstaters are uneducated, lower-class people who do not care about the environment.’
  • ‘So when upstaters and downstaters talk today about the need to cut costs to grow the economy, it's as though they're living in two different worlds.’
  • ‘Surprisingly, the survey also showed that 47% of upstaters favor keeping the rent laws, which cover relatively few tenants outside the five boroughs.’
  • ‘This is especially so for someone like me, an upstater, who deeply appreciates the opportunity to watch the birds that don't often stray far from the breaking waves on sandy shores.’