jumped-up


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jumped-up

adj
informal suddenly risen in significance, esp when appearing arrogant
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jumped′-up′



adj. Slang.
upstart; parvenu.
[1825–35]
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Adj.1.jumped-up - (British informal) upstart
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
pretentious - making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction; "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition"
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jumped-up

adjective conceited, arrogant, pompous, stuck-up, cocky, overbearing, puffed up, presumptuous, insolent, immodest, toffee-nosed, self-opinionated, too big for your boots or breeches He's nothing better than a jumped-up bank clerk!
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Translations

jumped-up

[ˈdʒʌmptˈʌp] ADJ (Brit) (pej) → presumido
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jumped-up

adj (inf) this new jumped-up manageressdieser kleine Emporkömmling von einer Abteilungsleiterin
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jumped-up

[ˈdʒʌmptˈʌp] adj (Brit) (pej) → presuntuoso/a
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