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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: upstart (0.01185 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to upstart.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: upstart upstart adj : characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position [syn: nouveau-riche, parvenu, parvenue, upstart(a)] n 1: an arrogant or presumptuous person 2: a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class [syn: parvenu, nouveau-riche, arriviste] 3: a gymnastic exercise performed starting from a position with the legs over the upper body and moving to an errect position by arching the back and swinging the legs out and down while forcing the chest upright [syn: kip]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Upstart Upstart \Up*start"\, v. i. To start or spring up suddenly. --Spenser. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Upstart \Up"start`\, n. 1. One who has risen suddenly, as from low life to wealth, power, or honor; a parvenu. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The meadow saffron. --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] Upstart \Up"start`\, a. Suddenly raised to prominence or consequence. “A race of upstart creatures.” --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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