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Word "PARVENU" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
Synonyms:
nouveau-riche, parvenue, upstart

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
Synonyms:
arriviste, nouveau-riche, upstart

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
of or characteristic of a parvenu
Synonyms:
parvenue

Crossword Clues for PARVENU

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Clue Source Date
Public garden isn't finished on Trim site produced by upstart Irish Times Crosaire 14 Nov 2020
One who has recently risen to wealth, notice or power The Telegraph General Knowledge 07 Jun 2020
Upstart The Times Concise 22 Mar 2020
Johnny-come-lately, upstart The Guardian Speedy 18 Aug 2019
One's blown away by mad Peruvian climber The Telegraph Toughie 23 May 2019
Arriviste The Times Concise 31 Mar 2019
Newly visible item? That's standard with planet (Sun's beginning to disappear) The Telegraph Toughie 06 Mar 2019
Newcomer The Guardian Speedy 18 Nov 2018
Normal location doesn't finish off newcomer The Sun Two Speed 20 Mar 2018
Climber ascending in a French valley, with passage blocked, receiving blame The Telegraph Toughie 29 Sep 2016
Cash-flashing climber The Washington Post 31 Jul 2016
Upstart hit back with place being unfinished The Telegraph Cryptic 12 Mar 2016
Upstart sets up a foreign sign at Knock Irish Times Crosaire 28 Nov 2015
Upstart with coursework perhaps is against a foreign review Irish Times Crosaire 21 Mar 2015
Aspiring climber
Nouveau riche
Social climber
Upwardly mobile type
Nouveaux riches member
Awkward newcomer to success
Nouveau-riche
One of the nouveaux riches
Upstart.
Nouveau riche.
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