English to Afrikaans Meaning :: parvenu

Parvenu :
parvenu
- parvenuparvenus
 

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Noun(1) a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
Adjective(1) characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position(2) of or characteristic of a parvenu

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(1) the political inexperience of a parvenu(2) cynical parvenu bureaucrats(3) He presented himself as a supremely patrician figure, so different from the vulgar parvenues of the Thatcher cabinet.(4) he concealed the details of his parvenu lifestyle(5) It sounds good that some of the parvenus have volunteered to pay taxes.(6) And yet one often hears the bitterness of a displaced generation: ÔÇÿHow many out of this avalanche of parvenus will stay the course?ÔÇÖ(7) You rather liked parvenus : they had energy; they knew what they wanted.(8) The others are parvenus and upstarts in comparison.
Synonyms
Noun
1. upstart ::
parvenu
2. social climber ::
sosiale klimmer
3. arriviste ::
aankomeling
Adjective
4. upstart ::
parvenu
Different Forms
parvenu, parvenus
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