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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Parvenu (0.01056 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Parvenu.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: parvenu parvenu adj 1: characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position [syn: nouveau-riche, parvenue, upstart(a)] 2: of or characteristic of a parvenu [syn: parvenue] parvenu n : a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class [syn: upstart, nouveau-riche, arriviste]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Parvenu Parvenu \Par"ve*nu`\, n. [F., prop. p. p. of parvenir to attain to, to succeed, to rise to high station, L. pervenire to come to; per through + venire to come. See Par, prep., and Come.] An upstart; a man newly risen into notice. [1913 Webster]


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