Part of speech:
Newly rich, powerful, etc.
A person who feels and acts smugly superior about his or her particular tastes or interests
(Pejorative) New money; wealthy persons whose fortunes are newly acquired, and who are therefore perceived to lack the refinement of those who were raised wealthy.
Like or characteristic of a parvenue
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