HyperDic: parvenue

English > 2 senses of the word parvenue:
ADJECTIVEallparvenue, nouveau-riche, parvenu, upstartcharacteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
allparvenue, parvenuof or characteristic of a parvenu
English > parvenue: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcharacteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position.
Synonymsnouveau-riche, parvenu, upstart
Broaderpretentiousmaking claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction
English > parvenue: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf or characteristic of a parvenu.
Synonymparvenu
Broadernewnot of long duration
Spanishnuevo, parvenida, parvenido
Catalannou

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