nouveau riche definition

  • noun:
    • a person who has recently become rich, particularly person who flaunts recently acquired wealth.
    • brand new cash; affluent persons whoever fortunes tend to be newly acquired, and who are consequently perceived to lack the sophistication of these who have been raised affluent.
    • someone who features abruptly increased to a higher economic condition but have not attained personal acceptance of other people in that course
  • adjective:
    • Newly rich; like a nouveau riche.
    • characteristic of someone who may have risen economically or socially but does not have the personal abilities right for this brand-new place
  • others:
    • someone newly rich. Compared with old money.
    • person who has recently obtained wealth; one newly enriched; hence, a wealthy upstart; a parvenu.

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