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1. A person who has recently attained high position or great power but not general acceptance or respect; an upstart.
2. A social climber; a bounder.
[French, from arriver, to arrive, from Old French ariver; see arrive.]
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arriviste(ˌæriːˈviːst; French arivist)
a person who is unscrupulously ambitious
[French: see arrive, -ist]
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a person who has recently acquired unaccustomed status or wealth; upstart.
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|Noun||1.||arriviste - a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class|
junior - term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male; "look here, junior, it's none of your business"
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noun upstart, would-be, climber, social climber, status seeker, adventurer or adventuress, parvenu or parvenue a woman regarded by some as a pushy arriviste
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arriviste[ˌærɪˈviːst] N → arribista mf
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arriviste[ˌæriːˈviːst] (formal) n → arriviste m/f
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